Janelle was born, raised and currently resides in Lake County, Gurnee to be exact. She grew up listening to 102.3 XLC and is excited to be on-air on her favorite radio station.
Her main passions in life are music, photography, traveling, aviation and volunteering.
She is the full-time promotions director for 102.3 XLC and 1220 ESPN Deportes and first began working with these stations when she was 18-years-old, before college.
Janelle received her bachelor’s degree in radio/television production at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. After college, her first job was working for The Jerry Springer Show as a production assistant.
Janelle is also a professional photographer and specializes in wedding, portrait, event and rock star photography.
She’s visited 35 countries and has been to almost all 50 states in the United States.
Every week Janelle can be found at the Waukegan National Airport flight training as a student pilot. She is currently pursuing her private pilot license and adores flying. Janelle is also a Boeing 737 flight simulator instructor at Extreme Flight Simulation in Gurnee, that’s open to the public.
Janelle is a volunteer board member with the Lake County Honor Flight whose mission is to transport America’s veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit the memorials dedicated to honor their service and sacrifices. The Lake County Honor Flight is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and operates on a 100% volunteer basis.