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.

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Township Road Initiative Will Pool Funds To Tune Of $14M For Wayne County Road Repairs

Roads in several Wayne County communities that are in bad shape could get the repairs they desperately need.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2014

The candidate table set up by the side of the road. (Credit/O'Hagan)

Candidate Takes Campaign To The Table Top Near The Edge Of The Road

An Oakland County candidate is focusing on “kitchen table issues” and to make her point, she’s actually carrying around a kitchen table on the campaign trail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2014

(Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Majority Of Delinquent Detroit Water Customers In Culture Of: ‘You’re Not Making Me Pay,’ Says Deputy Director

Several people protested outside the Detroit Water department building Thursday, saying customers are having service cut off at an alarming rate and the practice is inhumane.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2014

Sheila Crowell holds a  photo of her son William. (WWJ/Marie Osborne)

Safety Boots For Firefighters Is Goal Of Detroit Mom’s Fundraiser

A Detroit woman is on a mission to make sure each Detroit firefighter has a brand new pair of state of the art safety boots.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2014

Brenda Fields, cousin of murdered Detroit mom Alicia Fox, speaks to volunteers. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Family, Volunteers Search Rouge Park For Missing Kids Of Murdered Detroit Mom

The search continues two missing children whose mother was found shot dead in an abandoned Detroit home last week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2014

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It’s Fowling! Football/Bowling Combo Coming To Hamtramck

Someone threw a football and knocked over a group of bowling pins and the group quickly came up with rules and a name.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2014

WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart

Construction Industry Finds Renaissance In Downtown Detroit

If you haven’t been to downtown Detroit in a while, you’ll notice some big changes. Mostly scaffolding and cranes as dozens of construction projects are in full swing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2014

Students run a coney restaurant for business experience. (WWJ/Marie Osborne)

It’s A Tasty Learning Curve For Elementary School Kids Running A Coney Restaurant

James Fisher says experience is the best teacher and the kids came up with the idea of running a restaurant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2014

Eric Hobson, Charisse Woods, Louis Jackson.  (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Young Detroit Chess Players Win National Championship

Some pint-size Detroit chess players are national champions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2014

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Toast Is Trending! Would You Pay $3.25 For A Slice?

It’s a fashionable new food craze that some say is crazy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2014

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