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#OpenData: #transparency in #Illinois 11/4 Noon @AdamHecktman @SmartChicago @DataMadeCo @CivicWhitaker @saduros http://ow.ly/U3Epr
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RIP Paul Kantner- writer of great inspirational song of my youth. This is a beautiful acoustic of my favorite We can Be Together. 
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Young and brilliant a double edged gift and challenge. 
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That golden time of year in #Chicago #autumn2015  
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Really nice pictures, Sally. I loved that bookcase!
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Some good examples, but I'll add — What industry is NOT being disrupted by tech these days?
 
5 Antiquated Industries Being Disrupted by Chicago Tech These five Chicago tech companies are shaking up and disturbing the success of some industries. Adam Fridman is a seasoned entrepreneur who enjoys the challenge...
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Yay finally! In my work with the independent media community for a recent project for @TheChicagoCommunityTrust one very excellent suggestion was made — Create a campaign so that the public understands why REAL journalism matters. 
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Were heading into the weekend and I'm looking to continue my personal celebration of the life of #DavidBowie. I feel an essay coming on
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Check out this video on YouTube: Lessons from Organizing the Chi Hack Night informative talk by @derekeder. Nice big space they've got now great! Haven't been since it's gotten so big!
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The song we ever danced to during the 80s #davidbowie
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Education
  • Northwestern University
    Masters of Science in Communications
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
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Change agent. Digital communications. Independent journalist.
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Mission-based content creative, journalist and strategy gal. Early adopter Web, social networks and social media. Nonprofit consultant and fundraiser. An early woman on the Web. Chanter and meditator

Favorite things to write about: Possibilities, disruption and evolution
Chicago Tribune's 435Digital hired me to cover social media's evolution. Future of News expert Michele McLellan contracted with me to report on local independent online news sites for BlockxBlock, and to work with the website and community. Currently, I am writing about community news for The Knight Digital Media Center. I have primarily been a business editor and writer, producing hundreds of special reports and articles for the Chicago Sun-Times and in newsrooms at Crain CommunicationsThe Wall Street Journal and TIME Magazine. I've also done C-Suite business communications, including grant writing and speeches. 

For some adventure in late 2012, I deployed as a digital communications strategist in FEMA External Affairs working on Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts in New Jersey.

Past: Real Estate Editor, Chicago Sun-Times. Aide to Mayor RIchard M. Daley.  Managing Editor, Crain's City&State. 

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Niagara Foundation, Women in Media
Illinois League of Women Voters, Panelist with Eric Zorn, Charlie Meyerson
Guest speaker, DePaul Digital Journalism
Chicago Counts 2012
Americans for Community Development
L3C Meetup Chicago

Favorite things to talk about
Philanthropy and social change
Social Media 


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An all round digital dame who wants to make a better world for all and hangs with creatives, innovators and brights. I've worked with the C-suite, management consultants, philanthropic leaders and grass roots organizers.
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Change agent. Digital communications. Independent journalist.
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Igniting ideas. Interviewing, editing, writing, producing, digital.
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  • Sally Duros Communications
    Change agent. Digital communications. Independent journalist., 2006 - present
    Mission-driven change agent. Professional editor, writer and communicator, with expertise in telling stories, social messaging and building a digital brand through both social media and print channels. Talented photographer and intelligent, informed interviewer skilled at engagement and capturing the essence of a person, place or thing in a profile. Adept at using digital newsroom technology, including content management systems, Twitter, Facebook, Google-plus, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram and others. Working knowledge of tools that bring the competitive edge to digital content including Google Analytics and Search Engine Optimization.
  • Chicago Sun-Times
    Real Estate Editor
  • iGive.com
  • Genesis House
  • American Economic Development Council
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • City of Chicago, Offices of Mayor Richard M. Daley
  • Crain's City & State
  • The Wall Street Journal
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