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Chandra Lynn

Chandra Lynn
News Anchor/Reporter/Producer
WIBA - Clear Channel Radio

2651 S. Fish Hatchery Road
Madison, WI 53711

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After starting college to get a degree in Psychology, it dawned on Chandra Lynn that she could be a broadcaster. She changed her major to Radio, TV, Film with a minor in Acting and Journalism at UW-Oshkosh. During her last year in college she took on an internship with a morning radio show at 96.9 The Fox, located in Appleton/Oshkosh. After graduating, Chandra became part of the show and also was the Program Director at 1280 WNAM, a sister station. A few years later she was offered a job at 1310 WIBA in Madison, a Clear Channel radio station. Chandra’s career has completely evolved in the last 6 ½ years at WIBA. She says it’s been an amazing ride and very fascinating to see the changes in the industry.

If you like a fast-paced work environment, short deadlines and seeing immediate results, then a career in radio news might be for you. Before there was social media and online reporting, radio news ruled the airwaves as the first and fasted way to get information. Chandra Lynn is a news reporter and producer for 1310 WIBA radio in Madison. She sheds light on what her minute-to-minute day is like gathering and delivering the news and how the changes in the industry have made the career more challenging, immediate and exciting. (Running Time 20:02)