News – Marie Osborne, Asst. News Director

Marie Osborne 300Marie Osborne is an Anchor and Reporter for WJR Radio Detroit. She has been named one of the most influential women in Detroit radio and her work has been heard on the ABC and CBS radio networks. She has reported from China and Europe and her work has been heard internationally on the BBC and Voice of America.

She is a graduate of the University of Detroit, a three time winner of the national Edward R. Murrow award, and the winner of a national Headliner Award. Marie has been honored numerous times by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters and Associated Press.

Marie’s passion is reporting on the resurgence of the city of Detroit and the region to a national economic and cultural powerhouse. Once known for inventors like Henry Ford, Marie enjoys telling the stories of the region’s ‘re-inventors’.

Marie and her husband have three grown children. Her hobbies include reading, knitting, jewelry-making and has often had to defend a long time hobby—button collecting.