ABOUT TRICIA PARKER

 

Tricia Parker

 

Tricia Parker is a skilled book editor, with over 100 titles to her name, as well as a Chicago-based writer and critic. Her unique combination of literary and journalistic skills ensures her clients’ writing is clear, crisp, and focused on the most compelling aspects of “story.”

Tricia has reported on a range of topics, including restaurants, travel, and art, and has served as managing editor of her local newspaper. Book genres include memoir, business, scholarly, middle-grade, science fiction, and more. She has edited for numerous clients, including individual authors, self-publishing houses, and traditional houses.

Tricia’s previous  journalistic work has appeared in Time Out Chicago, the Chicago Tribune (RedEye)New Eastside NewsMobil Travel Guides, The Legal IntelligencerConscious Choice, and Make It Better. She has worked as an on-air reporter for two top-rated ABC affiliates, as well as interned at SkyNews London, Bloomberg News London, and FOX5 News in Washington, DC.

Tricia graduated in three years, magna cum laude, from the George Washington University in 2003 with a BA in journalism. She received her master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in 2005.

Tricia is a member of the Global Lithuanian Leaders Program, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, International Women Associates, Chicago Canadian Women’s Club, Editorial Freelancers Association, the National Federation of Press Women, and Chicago Women in Publishing (CWIP).

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