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.

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

(credit: : Chris Hutt)

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

Congressman Gary Peters is  getting feedback from local veterans at the Michigan Veterans Foundation in Detroit about their Medical care in the wake of a national scheduling scandal that may have lead to the deaths of dozens of veterans. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Wait Times To See A VA Doctor An Issue For Michigan Veterans

Most vets voiced displeasure, not about the care given through the VA in Detroit, but the wait time to be seen by a doctor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2014

HOLLYWOOD - JUNE 05: Actor Lee Majors attends the Hand and Footprints Ceremony at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on June 5, 2007 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

‘Six Million Dollar Man’ Lee Majors Among Pop Culture Icons To Appear At Motor City Comic Con

Superheros are invading the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi this weekend for the 25th anniversary of Motor City Comic Con.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2014

Scott Gwinnell (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Metro Detroit Musician Composes Song With Help From Facebook Friends

A local jazz musician and professor has found that social media is the perfect musical instrument.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2014




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