Shae Peppler is a reporter and host specializing in sports and entertainment. You can currently find her on Fox 32 Chicago as both a sports reporter and anchor during the station’s flagship 5pm and 9pm newscasts. Shae is also the primary host of Bears Unleashed, a weekly 30-minute show centered around the Chicago Bears and latest NFL news. Shae is also a fixture on Fox’s pregame and postgame shows, where she frequently conducts live interviews with players both on the field and outside the locker room and delivers up-to-the-minute content. Additionally, Shae is also a regular contributor on NBC SportsNet Chicago’s Sports Talk Live and on ESPN 1000.
Prior to joining Fox full-time, Shae was a correspondent for the nationally televised morning show Morning Dose, which aired on CW Networks in six of the largest markets in the U.S. During college football and college basketball season, Shae was a long-time sideline reporter for Stadium and Facebook properties, covering Atlantic-10, Conference USA, and Mountain West conferences, and served as a host and reporter at Campus Insiders and 120 Sports.
As a broadcast journalism major and kinesiology minor at Indiana University, Shae’s TV career commenced as an anchor, producer, and reporter for WTIU-Bloomington, an inside look at Indiana athletics and university news. While at IU, Shae was an intern for MTV Networks (New York), Showtime Networks (New York), and a production assistant for Chicago Bears games broadcast on CBS.
Upon graduation and moving back home to Chicago, Shae jumped right into the media world as a football field reporter for the Big Ten Network and a correspondent for a Bears pregame show, The Chicago Huddle, on ABC 7. In an effort to stake her claim in the entertainment world, Shae also appeared as an entertainment host for the former CelebTV.com.
In her free time, Shae enjoys spending time outside with her dog, working out, and interior design. She is also the co-founder of “Fashion’s Fight Against Cancer,” a fundraising event birthed six years ago that has raised over $150,000 towards the fight in finding a cure for pediatric cancer. To contact Shae, please see the Contact tab above.