A few weeks back I had posted about the Printed Blog and a then upcoming Chicago Journalism Town Hall meeting in February. Last week, the Chicago Reader’s Michael Minor reported on the outcome of the Town Hall calling particular attention to why he opposes the idea of newspapers shifting to a micropayment model: We’ve been […]

It’s just one word. “Hello.” But, that one word can make or break a customer’s experience. In Chicago and other big cities, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd, go about your own thing and not think much about the fact that strangers rarely ever say “hello” to one another. This past weekend, I […]

Last week, a friend gave me a heads up about a new publication called The Printed Blog being distributed for free at El stations around Chicago (also in San Francisco). Intrigued, I poked around and found this NY Times article diving into further details. Model The Printed Blog site states the following: As our society […]

Quick plug… Next week I have the honor of joining Lucio Gurrero, commuications director for the Illinois Governor’s office, and Lou Rutigliano, assistant professor of communications at DePaul University, as a panelist for the Publicity Club of Chicago’s annual education series. Specifically, the panel I’m on will be discussing the changing media landscape and the […]

Some of you may or may not be familiar with my work as Campaign Manager for Donate Life Illinois on behalf of Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network. I won’t tread into client work here, but I do love working with them and the donation community at large.¬† This past weekend, I had […]

It’s about time. For the past couple years I’ve been following the ongoing conversation on social media and creating strategies to utilize social media within my own job at Carolyn Grisko & Associates here in Chicago. I love the amazing insight put forth by Lee over at SMUG and Jeremiah over at Web Strategy¬†to name […]