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Gabrielle A. Wright

Gabrielle A. Wright

Digital Producer

Gabrielle is a digital producer for WBEZ, curating playlists and conversations online. Before joining the WBEZ's digital team, Gabrielle was an intern with Curious City and the Brian Lehrer Show at WNYC. She loves comedy and whenever theatre and oral history cross paths.

Recent Stories

16 Shots

Ep 3: The Fallout

Protesters take to the streets. Critics attack the mayor and police department. A federal probe finds a pattern of abuse by Chicago cops.

16 Shots

Ep 2: Pattern & Practice

The fatal police shooting of Laquan McDonald aggravated longstanding tensions between Chicago police and the city’s black residents. We look at how a troubled police department spun a narrative of the shooting, how that narrative fell apart, and how the city reacted when it did.

WBEZ Blogs

The Big Deal About Oak Park: Recapping Episode One Of ‘America To Me’

The first episode jumps into a controversial Black Lives Matter event held exclusively for black students at the school.

WBEZ News

5 Quick Things To Know About Chicago Judge On Trump’s SCOTUS Shortlist

Amy Coney Barrett, a devout Catholic and federal judge in Chicago, is lauded by religious conservatives and feared by pro-choice liberals.

WBEZ News

10 Fun Facts About The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League

The league, which began in Chicago and inspired the classic film ‘A League of Their Own,’ celebrates its 75th anniversary.

Worldview

What Mixed-Race Marriages Teach China About Identity

As Chinese and African migrants in China intermarry and have biracial children, questions of belonging and assimilation intensify.

WBEZ News

10 Years After NIU, Shooting Survivor Reflects On Florida Tragedy

The 10th anniversary of a shooting at Northern Illinois University now sits parallel with another mass shooting at a Florida high school.

Morning Shift Podcast

State Sen. Daniel Biss: ‘Our State Is Not Working For Most People’

Illinois gubernatorial hopeful Daniel Biss says he has comprehensive plans to make Illinois work for low-income and middle-class families.

Morning Shift

State Sen. Daniel Biss: ‘Our State Is Not Working For Most People’

Illinois gubernatorial hopeful Daniel Biss says he has comprehensive plans to make Illinois work for low-income and middle-class families.

Morning Shift Podcast

Our Representatives: Congressman Peter Roskam

'Morning Shift' host Jenn White talks to Republican Congressman Peter Roskam about everything from climate change to immigration reform.

Morning Shift Podcast

Our Representatives: Congressman Bill Foster

'Morning Shift' is reaching out to all 26 members of Congress and the Senate in Washington who represent the people in WBEZ’s listening area.

Morning Shift

Our Representatives: Congressman Bill Foster

'Morning Shift' is reaching out to all 26 members of Congress and the Senate in Washington who represent the people in WBEZ’s listening area.

Worldview

Bahamas: Hurricane Irma Update

Hurricane Irma passed over several Caribbean countries before reaching the continental U.S. One of the hardest hit was the Bahamas.

Morning Shift

Gov. Rauner Answers Your Questions on 'Morning Shift'

In a wide-ranging interview, Rauner talked about the long-running budget impasse and what happens if state workers stop getting paid.

Curious City

Here's (Robot) Harold!

The DuSable Museum says — creepy or not — its Harold Washington robot will teach you a thing or two about the city’s first African-American mayor.

Curious City

The Life And Times Of The Chicago Rabbit

Most rabbits don’t make it through the city's blustery winters. The ones that do wreak havoc on the city’s foliage.

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