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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