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covers home and building design, fashion, education and
healthcare, yet she also has an interest in travel and “things that
are pretty and nice,” she notes on her Linked In page.
McKuen writes for the Chicago Tribune as well as
consumer magazines, trade and alumni pubs, and corporate
communications departments across the country. Her column,
“Community Living,” appears in the Chicago Homes section of
the Chicago Tribune.
“Every week is different,” she notes. “This week I’m
working on a column about collection policies for homeowner
associations for the Chicago Tribune; a profi le of a young
architect who is designing innovative buildings in China for
Chicago Architect magazine; a profile of an Elmhurst College
philanthropist for Prospect magazine.”
Since 1995, she has been an adjunct instructor in the
Journalism Department at Columbia College Chicago, the
country’s largest arts and media college. This past January,
she co-led a 10-day work/study trip to Paris for 24 journalism
Besides NFPW, she has received awards from the
National Association of Real Estate Editors, Community
Associations Institute, and Writers Digest.
Bonnie McGrath is an award-winning journalist and
Chicago attorney who teaches legal journalism at Columbia
McGrath is currently a columnist at the Chicago
Journal and a contributing editor at Shore magazine. She
is also a member of the Editorial Board of the Chicago Bar
Association. In the past, McGrath has been a columnist for the
Chicago Tribune and a contributing writer for the Chicago Reader.
She is a member of the Chicago Headline Club board and author
of its Shameless Gossip Monthly E-Column.
We are pleased to present these four fine professionals
and will guarantee an excellent discussion, followed by
Hope you will join us.