http://issuu.com/donnam/docs/donnamedill?e=1377081/30103018 I had the pleasure of interviewing advertising media specialist Susan Conroy McLeod for Medill magazine for the Spring/Summer 2015 issue.
Graduation has come and gone! I was honored to not only receive my master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, but also receive the Bernard Gordon Entrepreneurial Award and introduce our graduation speaker Paul C. Tash. I am so thankful to everyone I met during my year at Medill, including my… Continue reading Medill Graduation & What’s Next!
Nov 29, 2012 For the past year, top executives at Abbott Laboratories have been trying to convince investors that the impending spinoff of the North Chicago medical-product giantʼs pharmaceutical division, set for January 1, will make the 125-year-old company a more valuable stock holding. At the same time, executives also predict that the new spinoff… Continue reading As Abbott and AbbVie move toward split-up, Wall Street waits
Nov 27, 2012 Adrienne Nudo started her holiday shopping at eight stores on Monday without leaving her home. The Cyber Monday shopper said the convenience of online shopping, coupled with incentives from her favorite stores might have her shopping in front of the computer all holiday season long. “I just like shopping online. With deals… Continue reading Chicago shoppers say Cyber Monday is an easy sell
Nov 15, 2012 When Melonie Boone was laid off from her human resources job after a lucrative 12-year career, her entrepreneurial instincts kicked in. Instead of refreshing her resume and looking for a new position, she decided to start her own HR consulting firm in 2010. “When I got laid off I started thinking about… Continue reading Chicago entrepreneur grows HR business through networking
Oct 31, 2012 Divya Mohan Little had to be strategic when it came to keeping her familyʼs health care affordable. “I'm lucky enough to be employed by an organization that values access to high quality affordable health care,” said Little, communications director of Illinois Maternal and Child Health Coalition. “However, my husband is a… Continue reading Employers are paying more for health-care costs
Oct 25, 2012 On the website Vitals.com, people can read and write reviews about 870,000 doctors and thousands of insurance plans. They can also submit symptoms and then search for the type of doctor who can treat them. Visitors get feedback from others who have had surgeries and other procedures to compare rest times and… Continue reading Telehealth: Health care is only a website away