Journalist. Free agent. Seven years on MLB beats. Alumna of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Chicago-area native. It's called pop, not soda. -30-

Have you ever used a typewriter?

No, although I think it would be fun to try and use a typewriter at least once.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

My favorite fictional journalist would have to be Lois Lane. Love her tenacity and determination.

What's your favorite social network?

I really enjoy Twitter and its ability to provide up-to-the-minute news, reaction and analysis.