The Gazette (Chicago) (formerly The Near West Gazette) is a large community newspaper that covers ten of Chicago’s diverse south side neighborhoods. It has a circulation of 17,500 and delivers a plethora of topics including local news, politics and community issues.
My role was City Beat Reporter – I researched and wrote articles per assignment for newspaper (2-3 a month). l also kept an eye out for interesting topics and pitched ideas to the editors. I worked on deadline.
Here is a list of my articles published in The Gazette (Chicago) (formerly The Near West Gazette).
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Global Warming: we all can do our part to improve environment (City Beat Feature) Click Global Warming for pdf.
This article won an award in the 20th Annual Apex Awards for Excellence competition
click here for details.
Quarry Park Slated to Open Spring 2008 (Front Page Cover Story) click Quarry Park for pdf.
Ald. Balcer, City look to replace Bridgeport Jewel (Front Page Cover Story) click Ald. to Replace Jewel for pdf.
Jewel Closes its Doors (Front Page Cover Story)
Quarry Park Plans Revealed (page 2 story)
McGuane Park to host Summer Fest
St. Mary of Perpetual Help celebrates 125th anniversary
Chicago Memorial Day Parade a grand solemn tradition
McGuane Park women finally get new lockers
Problems at Bridgeport Village slow development’s completion
Balcer, CDC look to redevelop old bank property, brownfield.
Halsted Street the gateway to 11th Ward revitalization
Park district won’t budge on swim coach
Park District ousts star swim coach click Park Ousts Coach for pdf.
Fireman Joseph Kish proves to be a true Bridgeport hero
Community leader Bland takes on Turner in 9th House District
Day of the Dead Celebrates life and lost love ones (City Beat Feature) Click Day of the Dead for pdf.
Art Revolution underway throughout Pilsen Area (City Beat Feature)
Roosevelt University cuts Tuition in Some Programs