Jenniffer Weigel's career started in radio in 1995 filing traffic, weather and news reports, teamed up as a sidekick for personalities such as Jonathan Brandmeier, Danny Bonaduce, Steve Cochran and Richard Roeper. She later moved to television, reviewing movies and filing entertainment reports for WGN, then working as an anchor and reporter at WBBM-TV. In 2000 she won an Emmy Award for her on-camera reporting at CBS. Jenniffer co-hosted a weekly talk show on WLS-AM radio for two years before joining WGN-AM. She also hosted and was executive producer of the food and wine show "TASTE" on NBC in Chicago.
She's worked as a freelance writer, appearing in the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times and Today's Chicago Woman. She wrote a blog on spirituality for ChicagoNow. In the past year, she has traveled the country, speaking to women and school children, encouraging them to follow their dreams.
Jenniffer has written two books, "Stay Tuned,'' about trying to keep in touch with her father after his death, and "I'm Spiritual Dammit," being published on Sept. 1. The first book was turned into a one-woman show, which she performed more than 50 times for Chicago audiences. She helped to establish the Tim Weigel Scholarship Fund in honor of her late father to raise money for communication and writing students in financial need.
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