Stephanie Trussell



Our very first WLS-AM 890 Next Talk Star. And now she has her own show every week. Shes a self-proclaimed TEA Party conservative and a Chicago native. Raised on the West Side by a single mom, she attended Lourdes High School in Marquette Park while working at McDonald"s to help pay her tuition. She believes strongly in God, family, and the American dream. Her family includes her husband, five children (ages 29 to 9-years-old) and a daughter-in-law. When she's not tracking the activities of the progressives she enjoys, Trussell can be found cheering for her children at events, crafting and running.


  • Stephanie Trussell Show (08/24/19)

    24/08/2019 Duration: 01h57min

    Today is the final live version of the Stephanie Trussell show. Stephanie reflects on her seven years on the WLS airwaves, and all the experiences she has had along the way. The show is dedicated to our wonderful listeners who showed their support throughout the years. Jam packed with calls, this show was the perfect sendoff for the WLS loyal listeners.

  • WLS-AM 890

    17/08/2019 Duration: 01h55min

    This week on the Stephanie Trussell show (08/17/19), Stephanie is joined by David Smith from the Illinois Family Institute, discussing the ramifications of legal marijuana in Illinois and the reluctance of some towns to adding a pot dispensary. Sue Thayer the director of outreach for 40 Days for Life calls in to detail her organization and what they are trying to do to stop abortion clinics in Illinois, and how planner parenthood has started advertising for young women. Republican Fran Wendelboe of New Hampshire joins Stephanie and details her recent visit to a Donald Trump rally, and how the left has a misconception of the rally itself and its supporters. To end the show as always with Mark Weyermuller's man on the street report.

  • David Hochberg & Judy Pielach fills-in for Stephanie Trussell

    10/08/2019 Duration: 01h50min

    James Neveau talks Blackhawks, Jonathan Carroll State Representative of Illinois 57th District talks taxes, Karen Netzer makes very cool woodwork, Griffin Mark has started a bunch of companies while in school, Lou Canellis talks about the chances of the Bears at the next Superbowl. Rae Kaplan shares some tips about those hefty college loans

  • Stephanie Trussell (08/03/19)

    03/08/2019 Duration: 01h56min

    This Week on the Stephanie Trussell show, Stephanie speaks with Don Rosenberg of Advocates for Victims of Illegal Alien Crime about supporting people who have lost a loved one to someone who was in the country illegally. Later, Stephanie talks with Jeanne Ives, a candidate for 6th Congressional District of Illinois about campaigning against Sean Casten; Walter J Johnson the President and COO of Chicago Hope Academy High School about the safe haven that is Chicago Hope Academy, and many listeners until finally, we end the show with Mark Weyermuller's Man On The Street Report.

  • Stephanie Trussell (07-25-19) guests including Paul Hurst, Carol Davis, & Orphe Divounguy

    28/07/2019 Duration: 01h54min

    This week's show includes Paul Hurst of Act For America, Carol Davis of Illinois Conservative Union, Orphe Divounguy of Illinois Policy Institute, and your calls. Plus Mark Weyermuller’s Man On The Street Report.

  • Stephanie Trussell Show (07/20/2019)

    20/07/2019 Duration: 01h58min

    This Weeks Show includes visits with: Shirley Husar, Political Strategist at Urban Game Changers. Jimmy Lee Tillman who is running against Congressman Bobby Rush. Mark Weyermuller’s Man On The Street Report.

  • Stephanie Trussell (07/13/19)

    13/07/2019 Duration: 01h56min

    Stephanie Trussell (07/13/19) Co-Hosts: Mark Weyermuller, Jim Economos and Representative Allen Skillicorn. Guests Include: Byron Harlan financial planner. Gayla Smith, President of Midwest BBQ for the Brave. Mark Weyermuller’s Man On The Street Report.

  • Scott Childers & Rob Martier in for Stephanie Trussell (07/06/19)


    Scott Childers & Rob Martier fill in for the vacationing Stephanie Trussell while she is celebrating American independence this weekend. Stephanie will return on July 13th.

  • Stephanie Trussell (06/29/19) Co-Hosts: Carol Davis & Jan Shaw

    29/06/2019 Duration: 01h46min

    Stephanie Trussell (06/29/19). Kicking off the Fourth of July week, Stephanie is joined in-studio with co-hosts Carol Davis and Jan Shaw. The first hour includes an interview with David Shestokas the author of "Creating the Declaration of Independence" detailing how Thomas Jefferson was reluctant to draft the declaration, and how many viewed his work as insignificant. The second hour the ladies are joined in-studio by James Marter who is taking on Laura Underwood for the Illinois 14th Congressional District, James discussed his policies and what to expect from his campaign. The last hour Joe Dibraccio calls in and details his new restaurant in Lisle, IL "Caffe Di Moda" and the plan to expand more business in downtown Lisle. Mark's man on the street report includes a special guest you are not going to want to miss.

  • Stephanie Trussell (06/22/19) Co-Host: Charles Love and guests including Willie Wilson.

    22/06/2019 Duration: 01h55min

    Stephanie Trussell (06/22/19). Stephanie is accompanied by co-host Charles Love, in the first hour they are joined by Minister LaTasha Fields discussing her visit to D.C. this week speaking in front of the House. The jam packed second hour includes in-studio visits from Willie Wilson former Chicago mayoral candidate and Jimmy Lee Tillman who plans to run against Bobby Rush. The last hour includes Mark's man on the street report.

  • Stephanie Trussell (06/15/19) Co-Host: David E. Smith.

    16/06/2019 Duration: 01h54min

    Stephanie Trussell (06/15/19) Co-Host: David E. Smith. Guests: Border Wall Advocate, Dr. Alma Arrendondo-Lynch / Great-Great Grandson of Ida B. Wells, Daniel Duster. Plus, Mark Weyermuller's 'Man on the Street Report'.

  • Stephanie Trussell Show (06-08-2019) - Peggy Hubbard, Running to Remove Dick Durbin.

    09/06/2019 Duration: 01h55min

    Joining Stephanie this week are co-hosts, Tom Wilmoth and Verlon Galloway. Former NFL star Burgess Owens, discusses his book, Why I Stand, and socialism as the driving force behind modern American socio-political movements. Peggy Hubbard, Candidate for the US Senate talks about her platform to defeat Dick Durbin. Steven Stultz and Lavieda Warner; from talk about their 'Chicago Summits for Solutions' dealing with gentrification and community stabilization in the city of Chicago. Mark Weyermueller’s man on the street report

  • Stephanie Trussell Community Forum LIVE in the WLS Lounge (06/01/19)

    01/06/2019 Duration: 02h01min

    Stephanie Trussell LIVE in the WLS Lounge. No topic is off limits including Illinois newest legislation about Abortion and Pot. Guest: David Smith, Illinois Family Institute. Update on Illinois marijuana and abortion bill. Panelists: Monroe Anderson, long time Chicago journalist who has worked for the Sun-Times, CBS 2, Press Secretary for the City of Chicago. Anthony Clark, veteran, educator, founder of Suburban Unity Alliance as well as the co-owner of Neighborhoods United LLC. He is a Candidate for Congress to defeat Con. Danny K. Davis in the IL-7. Dr. Jim Allen, founder of Vineyard Chicago a ministry dedicated to solving social ills through economics, education and empowerment.

  • Stephanie Trussell (05/25/19)

    25/05/2019 Duration: 01h49min

    Michael Reagan, President of 'The Reagan Legacy Foundation' and 'Walkway To Victory'. Mike Brown, President of 'No Excuses Foundation'. Professor Jason Hill, Professor of Philosophy at DePaul and DePaul students David Krupa, Ema Gavrilovic and Kaitlyn Svinning. Mark Weyermuller’s Man on the Street Report.

  • Stephanie Trussell (05/18/19) – Jasmine Hauser, Mark Weyermuller, David Smith, Brandon Darby, Victoria Robinson, Donald Boudreaux, Tracy Jennings, & Brad Halbrook

    18/05/2019 Duration: 01h55min

    Stephanie is joined by co-host Jasmine Hauser, to talk with David Smith and Brandon Darby in the first hour of the show. In the second hour, Stephanie and Jasmine are joined by Victoria Robinson, Donald Boudreaux, and Tracy Jennings. In the final hour, Representative Brad Halbrook joins the show and of course, we have Mark's Man on the Street Report!

  • Stephanie Trussell (05/11/19) - Peggy Hubbard Senate Candidate, Representative Allen Skillicorn, Pastor Steve Stultz, & Robert Emmons.

    11/05/2019 Duration: 01h55min

    Stephanie Trussell is joined in the jam-packed first hour by Peggy Hubbard Senate Candidate, Representative Allen Skillicorn, and Pastor Steve Stultz. The second hour includes a can't miss interview with Robert Emmons who is running for U.S. Congress. The last hour includes Mark's Man on the Street Report, and your phone calls!

  • Stephanie Trussell 05/04/19

    04/05/2019 Duration: 01h54min

    Stephanie Trussell is joined in the first hour by Christopher Scalia, author of On Faith: Lessons from an American Believer and Adam Schuster, Director of Budget and Tax Research at the Illinois Policy Institute. In the second hour, Fox Commentator Kathy Barnette joins the Stephanie Trussell Show. The final hour has conservative talk host from Cumulus Atlanta Shelley Wynter joining the show, plus Mark's man on the street report!

  • Stephanie Trussell 04/27/19

    27/04/2019 Duration: 01h53min

    Stephanie Trussell is joined in the first hour by Daryl Brooks a political activist and On Fire talk show host, as well as Stephen Moore from the Heritage foundation. The second hour includes interviews with Jaye DeBates of Putnam County, and Jason Hill Professor of Philosophy at DePaul University. The last hour of a jam packed show is highlighted by an interview with Genevieve Peters the president and founder of America Family Project, plus Mark's man on the street report!

  • Stephanie Trussell 04/20/19

    20/04/2019 Duration: 01h55min

    Stephanie Trussell is joined in the first hour this week by Hannah Cox of Conservatives Concerned About The Death Penalty, Luke Niforatos of Smart Approaches to Marijuana. The jam-packed second hour includes interviews with Rev. Ralph Chittams founder of Urban Red, Republican Candidate for Florida State House Brandon Morris, and Kira Davis talking about LGBTQ aggressive agenda, and detailing her short film on Harriet Tubman. The last hour features a fascinating interview with Yorli Huff of Superhero Huff comic books, plus Mark's Man On The Street report!

  • Stephanie Trussell 04/13/19

    13/04/2019 Duration: 01h54min

    Stephanie Trussell is joined this week in the first hour by David Smith of the Illinois Family institute, Herb Caplan and Bob Fioretti discussing the Obama Park, and Pam Pulice the brain behind the Dick Biondi documentary. The second hour includes interviews with Scott Phelps of the Abstinence & Marriage education partnership plus your phone calls. The third hour includes an engaging interview with Officer Davis from the mountains, plus Mark's man on the street report!

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