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Dan Petrella

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Chicago, IL
Business Source Editor — Chicago Tribune
Covers:  public safety, environmental issues, k-12 education, public records, business development, politics, local government, growth, technology

Business source editor at the @chicagotribune.

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@PetrellaReports — 1,559 followers, 4,332 tweets

Jul 14, 2017

RT @ChiTribBiz: Holy hog! A Harley-Davidson dealership is coming to a new development across the street from Wrigley Field…

Jul 10, 2017

RT @ChiTribBiz: Powerball, Mega Millions hiatus cost Illinois $4 million, lottery official says  http://trib.in/2uIg4uN  https://t.co/bQJxYewUX6

Jul 06, 2017

RT @chicagotribune: Illinois finally has a budget after more than 2 years, and income taxes are going up  http://trib.in/2uw2QBw  https://t.co/qLSN6fcRD3

Jul 06, 2017

RT @moniquegarcia: Madigan thanks members for "persevering" through this struggle. Tells lawmakers to get rest, may be back soon.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first full-time job was covering Riverside, Ill., for a semi-weekly called Suburban Life.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I used to use one all the time in grade school.

How is social media changing news?

It adds to the immediacy of information, which is incredibly powerful, but it also increases the chances of getting things wrong.