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Jenny Lizak DJ Profile

Jenny Lizak first honed her DJ skills on a Fisher Price record player, and later, a Care Bears cassette player. A devotee of the Kermit the Frog philosophy of reporting, she was well recieved for her journalism and music programming amongst both her little sister and their stuffed animals. Several decades later, she studied communication at Loyola University and worked at the college radio station, where she fell in love with radio.

Jenny is one of the original board members of the Chicago Independent Radio Project and has served as Marketing Co-Director, Legislative Director, Vice President, President of the Board. Her favorite CHIRP moment was presenting the case for low power FM radio in Chicago to President Obama's technology advisor in the White House, and helping to successfully lobby for the passage of the Local Community Radio Act.

When she's not CHIRPing, Jenny works in the Cultural and Civic Engagement Department of the Chicago Public Library. She is an avid volunteer with the American Cancer Society and with her family has raised over $125,000 for cancer research and programs since 2001.

CHIRP relies on your support to pay our bills - Donate to Jenny's personal fundraising page and help her raise money for CHIRP this year! 

Jenny Lizak's Playlists

9/17 - 5pm hour
A Tribe Called Quest - We Got It from Here... Thank You 4 Your Service album artwork 5:58pm A Tribe Called Quest We the People.... We Got It from Here... Thank You 4 Your Service (Epic)
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Bound Stems - The Family Afloat album artwork 5:55pm Bound Stems Local Only Clementine Knows The Family Afloat (Flameshovel)
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The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - The Echo of Pleasure album artwork 5:51pm The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Anymore The Echo of Pleasure (Painbow)
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5:44pm Magic Sam Local I Need You So Bad West Side Chicago Blues (Delmark)
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JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound - Howl album artwork 5:40pm JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound Local Howl Howl (Bloodshot)
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The Mynabirds - BE HERE NOW album artwork 5:35pm The Mynabirds Golden Age BE HERE NOW (Saddle Creek)
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The Fresh & Onlys - Wolf Lie Down album artwork 5:27pm The Fresh & Onlys Qualm of Innocence Wolf Lie Down (Sinderlyn)
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Frightened Rabbit - Painting Of A Panic Attack album artwork 5:23pm Frightened Rabbit Get Out Painting Of A Panic Attack (Atlantic)
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5:20pm Half Gringa Local Anti-Thermos Gruñona (self-released)
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Mahalia Jackson - The Essential Mahalia Jackson album artwork 5:13pm Mahalia Jackson Local I Will Move On Up A Little Higher The Essential Mahalia Jackson (Columbia/Legacy [Remastered])
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Mavis Staples - You Are Not Alone album artwork 5:10pm Mavis Staples Local You Are Not Alone You Are Not Alone (ANTI-)
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Neil Young - Hitchhiker album artwork 5:06pm Neil Young Pocahontas Hitchhiker (Reprise)
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9/17 - 4pm hour
So Many Wizards - Heavy Vision album artwork 4:58pm So Many Wizards Daydream Heavy Vision (Lolipop)
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The Ponys - Turn the Lights Out album artwork 4:55pm The Ponys Local Poser Psychotic Turn the Lights Out (Matador)
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Material Issue - International Pop Overthrow album artwork 4:51pm Material Issue Local Valerie Loves Me International Pop Overthrow (Mercury)
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4:47pm Ted Leo Moon Out of Phase The Hanged Man (Super Ego)
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Hologram Kizzie - Hug Life album artwork 4:40pm Hologram Kizzie Local Juke Me Again (featuring Open Mike Eagle & Fluffy) Hug Life (Bonafyde)
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Rhymefest - Blue Collar album artwork 4:40pm Rhymefest Local Dynomite (Going Postal) Blue Collar (J)
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Vic Mensa - The Autobiography album artwork 4:32pm Vic Mensa Local Memories on 47th Street The Autobiography (Roc Nation)
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Very Truly Yours - Things You Used To Say album artwork 4:25pm Very Truly Yours Local I'd Write You A Song Things You Used To Say (Skywriting)
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Saint Etienne - Sound Of Water album artwork 4:21pm Saint Etienne Heart Failed (In The Back Of A Taxi) Sound Of Water (Sub Pop)
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4:19pm Luna Letter to Hermione A Sentimental Education (Deluxe) (Double Feature)
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Poster Children - No More Songs About Sleep and Fire album artwork 4:11pm Poster Children Local Western Springs No More Songs About Sleep and Fire (Hidden Agenda)
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4:09pm The Cathy Santonies Local Maybe She's Born with It I'm Yr Friend! I'm Yr Revolution! (self-released)
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4:04pm Oh Sees The Static God Orc (Castle Face)
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9/3 - 5pm hour
Billy Bragg - Talking with the Taxman About Poetry album artwork 5:58pm Billy Bragg There is Power in a Union Talking with the Taxman About Poetry (Yep Roc)
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5:53pm The Mekons Local Work All Week Punk Rock (Quarterstick)
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Rainer Maria - S/T album artwork 5:50pm Rainer Maria Possession S/T (Polyvinyl)
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Rosie Flores - Working Girl 5:45pm Rosie Flores Working Girls Guitar Working Girl's Guitar (Bloodshot)
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Beth Ditto - Fake Sugar album artwork 5:42pm Beth Ditto Savoir Faire Fake Sugar (Virgin)
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