Media Obsessions

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When I was in high school, I would always fall asleep with my face

As little kids, we would run around in gym class pretending to be Power

Speak to God in Public

About Arionne

Arionne Nettles is a multimedia journalist and editor with a strong love for transferring business ideas to the world of journalism. Currently a digital producer for WBEZ, she previously held editor roles at The Associated Press and Chicago Defender newspaper, and spent seven years gaining experience in supply chain, digital marketing strategy, and freelance reporting before pivoting to journalism full-time.

Arionne is also a proud MBA graduate of Florida A&M University and received a second master’s degree at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. When she’s not running on the lakefront or enjoying a champagne campaign, she’s teaching Chicago-area teens the power of words through Write Chicago’s “sicker than your average” writing workshops or volunteering as a mentor.

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