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Chicago, IL
March 07, 2018

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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


News Writing

Community Journalism

AP Style

Feature Writing

Research & Fact Checking

Data Analysis & Mapping

Windows & MAC OS

MS Office (Word, Excel,

PowerPoint, Outlook)

Social Media (Twitter,

Facebook, LinkedIn)

Freedom of Information Act



Stephen B. Hahn Public

Affairs Reporting




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