MONICA STABILE 773-***-****
The Hinsdalean, H insdale, IL Freelance Journalist OCTOBER 2017 - PRESENT
● Interviewed and wrote feature stories about Hinsdale residents involved in the community.
Springfield Business Journal, Springfield, IL Editorial Intern
JANUARY 2017 - JUNE 2017
● Wrote news stories on topics of interest to businesses and the economy.
● Collected and verified information to create in-depth investigative articles.
● Interviewed sources to understand the policy issues and their effect on Illinois on a local, state and federal level.
● Tracked legislation and covered legislative hearings in the Illinois General Assembly.
● Learned how to collect and analyze data to create an interactive experience for the reader while weaving expert testimonies into the story.
Rivet Radio, C hicago Social Media Intern
MAY 2014 - OCTOBER 2014
● Listened to stories produced by the newsroom and created new, exciting social media copy for Twitter and Facebook.
● Discovered ways to create copy that was fun, conversational and would break through the clutter of other news-related posts.
● Monitored social media posts, comments and analytics. EDUCATION
University of Illinois, S pringfield M.A Public Affairs Reporting Roosevelt University, C hicago B.A Journalism
Research & Fact Checking
Data Analysis & Mapping
Windows & MAC OS
MS Office (Word, Excel,
Social Media (Twitter,
Freedom of Information Act
Stephen B. Hahn Public