Mariam Sobh joined WBBM News Radio as an anchor and reporter in October 2014. She previously worked for WBEZ as midday anchor and reporter and has worked as a traffic reporter on WCPT and WILV, a political reporter for Illinois Radio Network, a news host for WILL, and a DJ and news director for WPGU. In addition to news, Mariam has a passion for the arts. She has studied and performed sketch comedy and improvisation through the Second City Training Center Conservatory and Music Conservatory programs. Mariam is represented by Lily’s Talent Agency and often gets called to do a variety of acting and voice over projects. She is also a working actress, voice over artist and singer. Mariam graduated with a bachelors in Speech Communication and a masters in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Illinois. She also trained in classical voice at the University of Illinois. Mariam is a graduate of the Second City Training Center's improv program, conservatory program and music program at the Second City Training Center.
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