Holmes has worked in Chicago broadcasting for the past 13 years. She started at CLTV as a traffic reporter in June 1996, and while there served as a weathercaster, worked as a general assignment reporter, and fill-in news anchor, as well as a weekend news anchor.
Before moving to television, Holmes was a part of both the Bob Collins and the Spike O'Dell shows on WGN Radio. Recently, she has served as a fill-in show host on WVON-AM Radio.
Holmes is a Chicago native and a graduate of Northwestern University. She is a member of the Chicago Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Black Journalists.
Holmes is involved in numerous charitable and community projects.
A public memorial is being planned for Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks, who died of a heart attack on Friday, his attorney revealed at a Sunday news conference.
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Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis announced she is returning to work next week.
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