Individual Author Record
Name: Jim BenesPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Born: March 28, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionJim lives in the western suburbs of Chicago with his wife, son, dog and cat.
Biographical and Professional InformationJim is a lifelong resident of Chicago's western suburbs. He received his bachelor's degree in Speech & Theatre from UICC (as it then was called, in 1969) master's degree in journalism from Roosevelt University in 1999. He began working at WBBM Newsradio 780 in the summer of 1968 and is now the morning editor there. He also teaches journalism at Roosevelt.
*''Chicago Christmas, 100 Years of Christmas Memories'', Cornerstone Press, 2000*''Season of Joy: Chicago Celebrates the Holiday''s Cornerstone Press Chicago, 2005