I'm a writer, editor and Web content manager with nearly three decades of professional experience.

Ed Finkel

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About Me


My Experience

Ed Finkel is a writer, editor and Web content manager with 30 years of professional experience. His areas of concentration include education, health/medical, legal, the retail and food businesses, and public policy-related matters like civil rights and immigration. 

Since his 1989 graduation from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, he has worked full-time as a staff writer for Chicago Lawyer magazine, assistant editor of The Public Innovator newsletter, managing editor of The Neighborhood Works magazine, and in-house editor at his alma mater, Medill.

Since leaving Medill for the second time to become a full-time free-lancer in 2002, Ed has written and edited content for independent consumer and B-to-B publications as well as those based at universities, associations and other non-profits. In addition to articles, he has written case studies and white-papers for foundation, corporate and other clients. 

Ed has worked as a Web site editor and content manager both at Medill and more recently for LISC/Chicago. And he has served as a publications editor for the University of Illinois College of Medicine and the YGS Group.

See a list of Ed's recent clients or read samples of his work.

"His writing skills are top notch and his reporting abilities go far beyond what the usual suspects have to offer." - Monika Newland Kimrey, artist


Ed Finkel's Resume (pdf)