Dan Petrella on Muck Rack

Dan Petrella

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 — 1,547 followers, 4,308 tweets

May 22, 2017

RT @ChiTribBiz: Yes, there are lots of empty storefronts in the Chicago area. And that’s creating opportunities for some retailers…

May 19, 2017

.@AllyMarotti has the story on a sweet new perk being offered at downtown commercial buildings: rooftop honey bees: https://t.co/UcWHhkB6W7 https://t.co/XeTaXei3g9

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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.