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Ariel Cheung

Chicago, IL
Reporter and Producer — DNAinfo

DNAinfo Chicago (@DNAinfoCHI) reporter for Lakeview, Wrigleyville & Avondale. Midwestern mutt. Explorer. Cat cuddler. Ravenclaw. Send tips:

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DNAinfo Chicago reporter covering crime, education, business and politics in the Lakeview and Avondale neighborhoods.

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@arielfab — 5,393 followers, 53,741 tweets

Jul 28, 2017

RT @NBCNews: Sen. Dick Durbin spoke to protesters on Capitol Hill shortly after Sen. Mitch McConnell presented the Health Care F…

Jul 28, 2017

RT @RVAwonk: Here's the part of the Health Care Freedom Act that gives women the freedom not to choose the health care provider…

Jul 28, 2017

RT @mj_lee: An exchange between Sen. Wicker and reporters just now on the skinny repeal bill:

Jul 27, 2017

RT @daveweigel: "If the people who wrote this bill were proud of it, they wouldn’t be forcing this vote in the dead of night." -- Mitch McConnell, 2009

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I worked at my university's independent student newspaper, working my way up to become editor-in-chief.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes -- my sister and I used to write stories on the two ancient typewriters we had in our basement.

How is social media changing news?

Social media is a way to connect with the community & readers. It provides real-time updates in an easily digestible format.

Illinois AP Awards

2014 - Enterprise series
Won first place for 3-part "Drug Court" series, examining effectiveness and profiling participants of the drug court program in Knox County, Ill., competing against daily newspapers in the state with up to 15,000 circulation.

Illinois AP Awards

2014 - Investigative Reporting
Shared award with two co-workers for "Fatal Dog Attack" competing against small dailies in Illinois with circulation up to 15,000.