Mary was a former editor and reporter at the Daily Journal in Kankakee, Illinois, where she managed a cross-discipline team, wrote features, produced social video and spearheaded the use of data visualization at the publication. She won three awards from the Illinois Press Association for infographics.
Originally from St. Louis, she grew up in Quito, Ecuador, speaks Spanish, and has strong opinions about South American restaurants in Chicago.
Stories by Mary Hall
City and state officials have no plans to tighten coronavirus restrictions, but bars that ignore the rules could be closed down and fined up to $10,000. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.
Abortion will likely be a central issue in the 2020 election. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.
A new study says racial and social disparities. But there are real differences based on race, gender and class.
Ransacked stores, shattered windows. Here's what it looks like in the Loop and Chicago's neighborhoods.
Several Chicago suburbs are announcing curfews as protests over the death of George Floyd escalate.
Organizational psychologist Adam Grant gives tips on how to ease the strain of working from home, and even find joy in it.
The virus was first identified in Wuhan, China, last December. Less than a month later, cases were reported in the U.S. — including Chicago.
New findings indicate some officials made early decisions based on incomplete numbers. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.
In just two weeks, McCormick Place was transformed from the largest convention center in America to a medical facility with over 2,000 beds.
The president says he has “total authority” over when states lift stay-at-home orders. Pritzker says states should decide. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.