People

  • Graduate Assistant

    Graduate Assistant

  • Statehouse reporter

    Brian Mackey covers state government and politics for NPR Illinois and a dozen other public radio stations across the state. He was previously A&E editor at The State Journal-Register and Statehouse bureau chief for the Chicago...

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  • Public Affairs Reporting Intern - Illinois Issues

    Daisy reports on statehouse issues for our Illinois Issues project.  She's currently a Public Affairs Reporting graduate program student at the University of Illinois Springfield.  She obtained an associate degree from Harry S Truman College...

  • Reporter / Education Desk

    After a long career in newspapers (Dallas Observer, The Dallas Morning News, Anchorage Daily News, Illinois Times), Dusty returned to school to get a master's degree in multimedia journalism. She began work as Education Desk reporter at NPR...

  • News Editor

    Maureen Foertsch McKinney is the NPR Illinois News Editor and a lead editor of Illinois Issues' feature articles, working with freelance writers,  and is curator of the Equity blog. Maureen joined the staff in 1998 as projects editor....

  • Student Volunteer
  • Journalist / Illinois Edition Producer / Host: The Scene, Heartland

    Rachel's reports focus on the arts, community & diverse culture. She reports for and produces NPR Illinois' original program, Illinois Edition. She founded and co-hosts The Scene, which airs on Thursdays and features...

  • Managing Editor / Illinois Edition

    Chatham

    Advisory Board Ex-Officio

    Sean has led the NPR Illinois news operations since the fall of 2009. He replaced the only other person to do so in the station's history, Rich Bradley. Prior to taking over the...

  • Public Affairs Reporting Intern - Statehouse

    Tom reports on statehouse issues for NPR Illinois.  He's currently a Public Affairs Reporting graduate program student at the University of Illinois Springfield.  He graduated from Macalester College.  Tom is from New York City where he also...