Posts tagged "journalism"

Life After Lawyer

Graduated from the University of Chicago Law School; The Studs Terkel Program aired on 98.7 WFMT between 1952 and 1997.
I recently likened myself to the elf from Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.  He doesn’t want to be an elf.  He wants to be a dentist.  And, that’s OK. I’m not the only lawyer turned something else.  Here are some of the notable residents of the Island of Misfit Lawyers ~ Today, I am grateful... Read more »

Three Truths for Career Changers

I’m a lawyer.  But, after a few aha moments and several sessions with a career coach, I realized what I should be doing.  So, now, I’m doing it.  I’m a lawyer turned journalist (turned happier person). If you are thinking of changing careers, here are three truths you should know. Truth #1. There will be... Read more »

This is not your father's Oldsmobile

When I first moved to Chicago and was transitioning into journalism, I joined a Meetup group.  At first, I was thrilled to encounter an older lady (not OLD but let’s just say she definitely remembers where she was when Kennedy was shot) who was a journalist.  A possible mentor, I thought.  But, I quickly learned... Read more »