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Dawn Reiss

Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  Travel, business, sports, finance, education, news, features, Chicago, food, education, technology, entrepreneurs, solutions-oriented topics, and more.
Doesn't Cover: music, beauty, shopping.

Chicago journalist. Bylines include @USNewsMoney @AFAR @Fortunemag @CivilEats @TIME @TheAtlantic @UsaTodayTravel Killer ravioli maker @ASJAHQ #binder Carpe diem

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I'm a versatile writer, reporter and editor. I\'m known for breaking news, writing travel stories, business profiles and in-depth features, but throw any subject at me and I'll make it accurate, interesting and relevant. I've written for TIME magazine/Time.com, ADAR,Reuters, USA Today, Chicago T...

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@DawnReiss — 1,841 followers, 1,858 tweets

Oct 19, 2017

Looking for #CFPs #FinancialPlanners to give tips on their favorite #InvestingPodcasts Email me DREISS100 AT GMAIL DOT COM with your favs

Oct 19, 2017

@StevenGold67 @advocatehealth @BCBSIL Yep. It's been a nightmare especially for a working mom with a newborn

Oct 18, 2017

@advocatehealth @BCBSIL There are over 30 accounts. Which one would like to start with? It's not one hospital or provider since baby ended up in NICU. Will DM more

Oct 18, 2017

Hit out of pocket max in July. Owed $714.40 refund from @advocatehealth 17 calls including 3way calls w @BCBSIL Still no resolution #medical

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Have you ever used a typewriter?


How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

phone or email. Just make it good, short and to the point. Only the important stuff not the fluff.

Why did you become a journalist?

For so many countless reasons.

Social Justice News Nexus Fellowship

2016 - Social Justice
Will be working on a 6-month fellowship (2016-2017) via Northwestern's SJNN program where I will be supervising 3-4 graduate students for a massive reporting project on food inequities.

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2010 - Best Breaking News
Peter Lisagor Award for Best Breaking News Story for a Time.com piece about trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. Award is administered by the Chicago Headline Club, the largest SPJ chapter in the U.S.