1717 N. Penny Lane, Suite 3
Schaumburg, IL
60173
847-755-8928
Dan Hinkel
Reporter
My Role

Investigating, reporting and writing news for the paper edition and Web site; working with suburban watchdog team on investigative stories, particularly those centered in the Northern and Northwestern suburbs, including Cook, Lake and McHenry counties.
My Biography

Dan has reported on courts, government, crime, agriculture and nearly everything else for several daily newspapers in the Midwest. He is especially interested in stories about official inefficiency and malfeasance, but he believes every story deserves to be told completely, accurately and compellingly. Dan is a former barista, shoe salesman and freelance music writer.
My Interests

My dog, biking, The Green Bay Packers, hip hop music, food, nonfiction books, Illinois history, investigative journalism, documentary films and fictional films.