Michelle Eccles anchors NPR Illinois' Morning Edition. Michelle has more than 30 years of experience in broadcasting which all began at her high school radio station, Homewood-Flossmoor High School in Flossmoor, Illinois. She attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale for her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a focus in Radio Television and went on to become an award winning anchor and reporter for stations in Decatur and Springfield.
In 2013, she left broadcasting to become the Public Relations Manager for Horace Mann in Springfield, a job she still does by day. Michelle is thrilled to be doing radio again and anchoring on NPR Illinois.