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Chicago, IL
Mark LeBien
Senior digital news editor, chicagotribune.com
My Role

Editor and content producer for chicagotribune.com, an award-winning news website that receives more than 100 million page views per month. An experienced, innovative and award-winning senior editor, journalist and newsroom leader who engages readers across multiple platforms. Highly-motivated and versatile in the use of stories, photos, video, social media and digital content to inform online readers and achieve audience metrics goals.

My Biography

Expertise: • Editing and writing • Website content programming • Social media • Metrics and SEO • Content management systems • WordPress and other blogging platforms • Newsroom management • Project leadership • Training and mentoring

I've made three trips to China to give lectures on U.S. media trends to Chinese journalists in a program run by the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri at Columbia. I've also given lectures to journalism classes at Northwestern University, Roosevelt University and Columbia College.

In a former life I was a broadcaster and reporter at NPR stations in California and the Midwest.

My Interests

China, astronomy, books, food, opera, deserts, museums, religions, mountains, bicycles, gadgets and so on.