Jen DeSalvo

Chicago Multimedia Journalist and Broadcast Personality

Media Work

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Jen DeSalvo Video Bits

Safehouse Chicago

Broadcast Experience

  • Cumulus Media
    • 94.7 WLS FM – Afternoon Show Co-Host & Traffic Anchor, Social Media Manager
    • WLS-AM 890 – Morning Show Traffic Anchor & Personality, Social Media Manager, Web News Writer/Editor/Content Creator
    • Guest appearance on The Weather Channel
  • Weight Watchers International – Social Media Manager, Spokesperson
  • Clear Channel Media & Entertainment
    • Total Traffic Network – Account Executive, Broadcast Talent
  • Westwood One
    • Shadow Traffic/Metro Networks News & Traffic Broadcast Anchor (Radio & TV), Operations Producer and Editor
  • Newsweb Radio Company
    • Chicago’s Progressive Talk – Advertising Account Executive, Broadcast Talent
  • CBS Radio
    • WBBM Newsradio 780 – Marketing Intern, Marketing/Promotions Coordinator, Account Executive
  • Associated Press – Broadcast News Correspondent
  • Suburban Chicago News (Joliet Herald) – Print News Correspondent


Roosevelt University
Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communication
-Contributor to “The Torch,” RU’s newspaper

Purdue University
Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations
-Director of Communications for the Purdue Alumni Association Student Delegates
-Correspondent for Purdue newspaper

University of Michigan
HTML5 and CSS3 courses completed

Vagabond School of the Arts
Voiceover training


  • Girls on the Run (Event Announcer, Program Coach)
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (Mission Outreach Board)
    • Team In Training (Endurance Coach, Event Coordinator, Fundraiser)
  • Humane Society of the United States (Pit Bull Training Team rehabilitation program)
  • PAWS Chicago (Television Show Host, Spokesperson)


  • Video and audio editing and production
  • HTML5 and CSS3 comprehension and execution abilities
  • News writing (AP Style expertise)
  • Social Media branding and marketing
  • Analytics fluency and digital media planning

Video Work

Every week, morning show personality, Jen DeSalvo, releases a new video with Chicago area weekend events, traffic projects and transit information. Visit this link for the web articles with videos.

Radio Work

Print Work Links

Being on the Sober Side at Lollapalooza

Opening Weekend at U.S. Cellular – What You Need To Know…

City of Chicago Prepares for Lollapalooza

North Avenue Pedestrian Bridge Re-Opens in time for Holiday Weekend

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