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    Terri Hemmert

    DJ & Public Affairs Director, WXRT-FM

    Terri Hemmert is the host of WXRT's "Breakfast with the Beatles" and an instructor in the broadcasting department of Columbia College Chicago. Hemmert has been at WXRT for over 30 years, beginning as an overnight announcer and the public affairs director in 1973. In 1981, she became the first female morning drive personality in Chicago before moving to the 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. time slot. Prior to joining WXRT, Hemmert was an air personality at WCMF in Rochester, NY and served as program coordinator for WGLD (currently WVAZ) in Chicago. Hemmert works and volunteers extensively in the Chicago community. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Peace Museum, Facets Multimedia and other not-for-profit groups. She volunteers with the Inner City Teaching Corps, Latin School of Chicago and other schools, teaching classes on the roots of rap, women in music, classical music's influence on rock and soul and other musical topics.

    Past Events

    Friday, Oct 17 2014

    7 PM

    In this special session featuring intimate performances, CIW explores the head, the heart and the soul of music. How does your brain interpret a... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Cadillac Palace Theatre

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