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WEBG BIG 95.5/Chicago Names Lisa Dent as New Midday Host


Lisa Dent
Lisa Dent

iHeartMedia Chicago names Lisa Dent as midday host for WEBG-FM (BIG 95.5), weekdays from 9am-noon, effective immediately. She most recently served as the Country outlet's weekend host. Prior to that, Dent co-hosted mornings on crosstown Country rival WUSN-FM for ten years. In 2017, Dent launched her first business, Lisa Dent Speaks, inspired from her popular social media series #LunchwithLisa and built her own studio, The Radio Farm. In 2016, she was inducted into the Country Radio Hall of Fame. She also currently serves on the PAWS Chicago Board of Directors and Illinois Arts Council.

"I am so excited to welcome Lisa Dent as midday host for BIG 95.5," said iHeartMedia Markets Group's Chicago Region President Matt Scarano. "She brings an iconic presence to our team and will be a tremendous asset to our listeners, community and advertisers."

"We are thrilled to now have Lisa Dent on BIG 95.5 full-time," added BIG 95.5 Program Director Lance Houston. "Lisa is one of the most talented and engaging personalities in Chicago radio history and we are extremely lucky to have her. We heard you Chicagoland and we are just as excited as you to hear Lisa every weekday morning."

"I think Chicago is the best city in America," said Dent. "It's home for me, and I'm so happy to be back on the radio every day in the city I love, on BIG 95.5, a radio station I love."

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