Marie Osborne

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Marie Osborne is an Anchor and Reporter for WWJ Newsradio 950. She has been named one of the most influential women in Detroit radio and is a frequent contributor to the CBS Radio Network.

Marie’s passion is reporting on the resurgence of the city of Detroit and the region to a national economic and cultural powerhouse. Once known for inventors like Henry Ford, Marie enjoys telling the stories of the region’s ‘re-inventors’.

She is a graduate of the University of Detroit, a three time winner of the Edward R. Murrow award the winner of a national Headliner Award. Marie has been honored by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters and Associated press. She’s reported from Europe and China and her work has been heard internationally on the BBC.

Marie and her husband have three children. Her hobbies include reading and knitting and has often had to defend a long time hobby — button collecting.

(credit: Terrell Williams)

Valentine’s Day Love Story: Popping The Question On A Painting

Picking Valentine’s Day as the time to pop the question may be a no-brainer — but one local man may have perfected the marriage proposal last Feb. 14.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2015

(Photo courtesy Kathleen Galligan)

Working On Breast Cancer Book, Photo Journalist Faces Own Diagnosis

After an award-winning Free Press Photo Journalist began working on a book about breast cancer survivors last year she discovered that she herself had breast cancer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2015

Jeb Bush speaking at the Detroit Economic Club in Detroit. (WWJ/Marie Osborne)

Bush Touts Conservative Policies To Lift The Middle Class

The former governor hit on themes of the economy, education and immigration but stayed away from issues around women’s reproductive rights or gay marriage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2015

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New Furnace Brings Warmth, Comfort To Farmington Hills Senior

Her heating problems became so severe that at one point it caused the pipes in her home to freeze then burst.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2015

Marina Goocher (courtesy Brian Goocher)

Female Metro Detroit High School Wrestler Wins 100 Matches

Marina Goocher’s 100 wins were all against male opponents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2015

This food has been on the counter at Vaughn Chiropractic in Waterford for two years. (WWJ/Marie Osborne)

Fast Food Looks ‘Fresh Off The Grill’ After 2 Years On Display At Michigan Clinic

Fast food meals are notorious for the amount of preservatives they contain but just how long can they survive and exactly what is keeping that food so ‘fresh’ looking?

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2015

In this handout image provided by NASA,  February 26, 2011 in Space. Discovery, on its 39th and final flight, is carrying the Italian-built Permanent Multipurpose Module (PMM), Express Logistics Carrier 4 (ELC4) and Robonaut 2, the first humanoid robot in space to the International Space Station. (credit: NASA via Getty Images) FILE

Space Camp Online Fundraiser Honors Late Metro Detroit Man

“Every donation will be made in Daniel’s name, ensuring a small part of him goes too.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2014

Bob Bashara is charged with ordering the murder of his wife, Jane, in 2012. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Bashara Trial: GPP Police Captain Admits To Making Mistake, Defense Rests Case

Bob Bashara is charged with first-degree murder, conspiracy and solicitation of murder in the 2012 death of his wife, Jane.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2014

Jayru Campbell appears in court on Nov. 4, 2014. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Jayru Campbell Gets 7 Months For Probation Violation, Tells Judge He Was Abused

When he got into an altercation with a teen girl in September, the high school senior was already on probation for another incident.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/04/2014

Day of the Dead Bread at Prince Valley Market. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Celebratory ‘Day Of The Dead Bread’ Baking In Detroit’s Mexicantown

While some in metro Detroit are busying picking costumes and caving pumpkins, in Mexicantown they are prepping for el Dia de los Muertos or the “Day of the Dead.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2014



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