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Libby Berry

Libby Berry

Digital Producer

Libby is a digital producer for WBEZ, working with reporters and editors to get stories online and on social media. She got her start in radio as an intern for NPR's Washington Desk, where she assisted with production of the NPR Politics Podcast. Before joining WBEZ in 2019, Libby also worked as a reporting intern for The Boston Globe and the Chicago Reader. She has a degree in journalism and political science from Northwestern University.

When she's not keeping up with the news, Libby enjoys binge-watching new TV shows, dragging her friends to karaoke and cuddling with her cat, Stella.
 

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‘Judges Have A Lot Of Power’: Here’s A Guide To Help You Vote

Nonprofit newsroom Injustice Watch created a guide with everything you need to know about the judges on the Cook County ballot.

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With His New Book, Rev. Jesse Jackson Is ‘Keeping Hope Alive’

The Rev. Jesse Jackson’s speeches have inspired audiences around the world for more than 50 years. Now, they’re collected in a new book.

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‘Magic Is Just Now Part Of My Blood’: Meet Chicago Magician Luis Carreon

Chicago magician Luis Carreon stopped by Reset to discuss his journey as a performer — and to show off one of his best tricks.

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We Found Love … In A Chicago Tattoo Shop

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‘On My Own Terms’: Greg Kot On Leaving The Chicago Tribune After 40 Years

Longtime music critic Greg Kot stopped by Reset to talk about his career at the Tribune, music journalism and what's next.

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‘A Win For Everyone’: ‘Hair Love’ Brings Diverse Storytelling To The Oscars

‘Hair Love,’ an ode to black hair and black family created by Chicago native Matthew Cherry, is up for an Academy Award.

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‘A Revolutionary Act’: The Power Of A 21st Century Library Card

Incoming American Library Association leader Tracie Hall stopped by Reset to talk accessibility, activism and the power of information.

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‘I’m Just Getting Started’: SNL’s Chris Redd On Carving His Own Path

“To be inspired by Eddie Murphy is dope,” the Second City alum told Reset. “To want to be Eddie Murphy is an insane thought process.”

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‘It’s All You’: The Daily Show’s Dulcé Sloan On The Vulnerability Of Comedy

“Stand-up scared me,” Sloan told Reset about her transition from theater to comedy. “It's all you and they're all your words.”

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‘There's A Lot Of Opportunity’: Employees Talk About The Booming Weed Business

It’s been a week since recreational pot became legal in Illinois. Reset checked in with two dispensary employees about how sales are going.

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Chicago Pastor On Methodist Church Split Over Gay Marriage, Clergy

After clashes over LGBTQ issues, the United Methodist Church is working on a split between “traditionalist” and more liberal factions.

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From ‘Schitt’s Creek’ To ‘Succession’: The Best TV Of 2019

The year marked the end of the road for some classics (RIP ‘Fleabag’ and ‘Game of Thrones’) but it was a banner year for TV overall.

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‘The Women Dominated' ... The Men? Not So Much: The Biggest Chicago Sports Stories Of 2019

WBEZ sports contributor Cheryl Raye-Stout breaks down the best Chicago sports moments of the year.

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From ‘Bad Guy’ To ‘Boasty’: The Best Songs Of 2019

“It’s Lil Nas X’s world, and we’re all kind of just living in it,” Vocalo host Jill Hopkins says.

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50 Years After His Death, Fred Hampton’s Legacy Looms Large In Chicago

Chicago police officers shot and killed the Illinois Black Panther leader 50 years ago. Reset took a look back at his life and work.

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The Congressional Push To Protect Maternal Health

Reset sat down with Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., who’s sponsoring a maternal health bill making its way through Congress.

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Foxx On Seeking A Second Term, Achievements, Smollett Case

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx spoke with Reset about running for reelection, the Jussie Smollett case and more.

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Cartoonist Lynda Barry Calls Us Back To The Drawing Board

Graphic novelist Lynda Barry has a lesson: Anyone can make comics.

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Connecting Restorative Justice Practices In El Salvador To Chicago

Salvadoran peace advocate Rosa Anaya links the struggles against violence in Chicago to those in El Salvador.

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‘The Perfect Weapon:’ How Cyberattacks Are Transforming Global Conflicts

Ahead of the 2020 elections, Reset examines how cyberweapons have changed international relations with the New York Times’ David Sanger.

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