Lauren Chooljian

General Assignment Reporter
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Lauren Chooljian is the General Assignment Reporter at WBEZ. She’s reports on everything from City Hall to transportation to federal politics to economics to local cultural institutions and everything in between. She's also an occasional on-air host for the local Morning Edition, Midday and Weekend Edition newscasts and a contributor to the Nerdette Podcast.

Her work has also been featured in The Washington Post, NPR, Jezebel, American Public Media’s Marketplace, New Hampshire Public Radio, WAMU, UPI and others.

She also is an adjunct professor at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism where she teaches audio production courses to first quarter graduate students. 

Lauren holds a Masters of Science in Journalism from Northwestern and graduated with an Honors Bachelor of Arts from Saint Anselm College where she majored in History. She's also a board member on the Chicago branch of the Association for Women Journalists. 

Follow her on twitter @laurenchooljian

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