Get to know the Staff at Community Media Workshop!
Since 1989, Thom has trained thousands of grassroots leaders and nonprofit executives to tell their stories more effectively, in Chicago and across the country.
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Curtis Black has edited Newstips at Community Media Workshop since 1998, bringing attention to undercovered stories from nonprofits and community organizations, connecting journalists with nonprofit sources, and providing early coverage of topics ranging from youth organizing to urban agriculture. He also plays trumpet with his own jazz group.
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DeAnndra Bunch is a recent graduate with distinction from Columbia College Chicago where she studied Marketing Communication and Public Relations.
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New Media Manager
A seasoned journalist and workshop facilitator, Adriana is fluent in both Spanish and social networking.
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Maggie organizes the Workshop’s annual fundraiser, the Studs Terkel Community Media Awards; handles logistics for the annual conference, Making Media Connections; and manages the Workshop’s year-round marketing efforts to promote the organization’s popular media guide and regularly scheduled trainings.
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