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lori rotenberk

A highly creative journalist, I am exceptionally strong at developing and producing strong national and local stories and have assisted publications in building new audiences. I have covered issues ranging from the environment and sustainability, international news, culture, politics, and sports for publications including Newsweek, The New York Times​, ​The Boston Globe ​and ​The Chicago Sun-Times. I have experience in blogging, social media and following trends on Google Analytics. 

As an independent journalist specializing in enterprise stories, my work has appeared in The New York Times (most recently reporting for Special Projects/Culture Desk),,,​, and​​ My work has also appeared in The Boston Globe. I’ve been on staff at the Chicago Sun­-Times, Chicago Tribune's Suburban Trib, and The Des Moines Register.


Drake University​, Des Moines, Iowa / BA, Journalism.



Peter Lisagor Award for Nature Commentary
Peter Lisagor Award for Sports Reporting
Associated Press Editorial Excellence Award​ / Third place Investigative Associated Press​ / Second place/ Feature writing

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