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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.

A home under construction on Rochester Road in Royal Oak. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Container Home Under Construction Draws Eyes In Royal Oak

Builder Nilesh Patel admits that, right now, it takes some imagination to visualize the final product.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2014

A picture taken on July 24, 2014 shows staff of the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse putting on protective gear in the ELWA hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia. An American doctor battling West Africa's Ebola epidemic has himself fallen sick with the disease in Liberia, Samaritan's Purse said on July 27. AFP PHOTO / ZOOM DOSSO        (Photo credit should read ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Epidemiologist Speaks To Danger Of Ebola Threat In U.S.

“Ebola, frankly does not … travel all that easily or that quickly,” said Dr. Howard Markel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2014

Judge Avern Cohn (WWJ/Marie Osborne)

90-Year-Old Detroit Federal Judge Avern Cohn Shows No Signs Of Slowing Down

Why do it? “I have my health, including my brain, I don’t play golf, my wife has a business, and if I wasn’t working, I’m not sure what I would be doing,” Cohn said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/15/2014

school-report card and supplies

Excellent Schools Detroit Releases School Grades For 2014

Excellent Schools Detroit has released it’s 2014 grades for hundreds of early learning and K-8 programs in the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2014

Cardinal Edmund Szoka at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament. (WWJ/Marie Osborne)

Clergy, Faithful Pack Detroit Church For Cardinal Edmund Szoka Funeral

Catholic leaders packed a church in Detroit for the funeral of Edmund Szoka, an American cardinal who served as governor and financial administrator of the Vatican.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2014

Kelly Rothe (credit: Beaumont Health System)

Facing Cancer Risk, 20-Year-Old EMU Student Chooses Double Mastectomy

Kelly Rothe’ doctors said she had an 87 percent risk of developing breast cancer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2014

(credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Detroit Police SWAT Team Surrounds Home After Bogus Report Of Shooting

The man who made the 911 call will undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2014

At Sweetest Heart of Mary Catholic Church/Mother of Divine Mercy parish. (credit: Facebook/Detroit Mass Mob)

‘Mass Mob’ Movement Invites Thousands To Visit Detroit’s Historic Churches

The “Mass Mob” movement started in Buffalo, New York two years ago — an effort to breath new life into some forgotten inner city churches.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2014

(Photo courtesy Susan Odom)

Northern Michigan B&B Offers Guests 1910 Farm Experience

“People have come disconnected from where their food comes from, from the way life used to be lived; and here you can have this real, authentic experience,”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2014

Duncan Hursley, right. appears on the set of "General Hospital" with actors Jason Thompson and Kelle Monaco. (Courtesy Duncan Hursley)

Local Man Gets Chances To Appear On TV Soap His Grandfather Created

It’s a story that sounds like it’s out of a soap opera…

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2014

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