Demi Lobo is a Media Maven who started her career at the tender age of 5 singing at any even who would let her steal the mic and belt a Whitney Houston song. Currently she is a radio personality on Chicago’s #1 Station for Hip Hop and R&B 107.5 WGCI-FM Chicago. Lobo is also a Pop recording artist,Media Correspondent, Host, Entrepreneur, and Blogger.
Demi began her career professionally in 2008 on the campus of Eastern Illinois University. A full time student and Radio Personality on WEIU-FM the school’s Radio station. Demi quickly moved up the latter and became apart of the morning show within months. With a love for all things media, she was also a Floor Manager for the Daily SYndicated Nightly News Program on WEIU-TV. After one year of fully dousing herself into all that EIU media had to offer, the eager Sophomore in college decided to make a big change for her career.
in 2009 Demi traded in her freedom and moved back home with her mother in Chicago. Demi had to find a way to pursue her dreams while working towards a degree. College and graduation was huge for her family so after in depth research Demi transferred to Columbia College Chicago. She started working towards a major in Radio and got an internship at WGCI. After a year and a half at the station Demi was offered a weekend position and fill-ins.
Demi Lobo was just named Rolling Out Magazine Chicago’s 25 Most Influential Women and an Industry Buzzz Awards honoree. Demi was a host of the Inagural luncheon for President Obama with Roland Martin and Michael Eric Dyson. DemiLobo won the title as Pop Entertainer of the Year for ther 31st CMA awards this January. Demi is a recipient of President Obama’s Young & Powerful Rising Star Award along with Donovan McNabb and others. Lobo was recently featured on WCIU- TV; worked with 85 homeless persons this past Christmas; is the youngest radio personality at WGCI while being a full-time College student at Columbia College Chicago as a radio Major (graduated May 5th), and recently was honored by Mayor Daley at the City Council Meeting for being an outstanding young citizen. The only other artist to receive that award in the past 15 years is RnB Megastar Jennifer Hudson.