My Work

Here’s a selection of some of my work. Please contact me for more links.

Chicago Reader,  daily Did You Read? column since January 2016 

Barack and Michelle Obama reveal the design of the Obama Presidential Center, and other Chicago news

Chance the Rapper named one of Time’s 100 most influential people of 2017, and other Chicago news

Conde Nast Traveler names Chicago the best restaurant city in the U.S., and other news

The White Sox will play at ‘Guaranteed Rate Field’ in 2017, and other Chicago news

Attorney sues for records of unsolved 1966 murder of a Senator’s daughter, and other Chicago news

WineCountry Media

Spend The Year in California Wine Country 

Unexpected U.S. Wine Countries

Business for Chicagoist

Half Acre Brewery To Open Kitchen Alongside North Center Taproom

Google Opens Its New Chicago HQ In The West Loop

New Apple Store Inspired By Frank Lloyd Wright Planned For Michigan Ave

What The Kroger Purchase Of Mariano’s Parent Company Means For Chicago

Amazon Is Opening A Downtown Chicago Office

1871 Named Top University-Affiliated Business Incubator In The U.S.

Lou Malnati’s Is Expanding Pizza Empire To Phoenix Next Year

Renters Beware: How Rahm’s Epic Property Tax Hike Could Affect Your Rent

Mike Ditka’s Vast Brand Empire Expands Into Craft Beer

Chicago’s First Uniqlo Store Will Be The Second-Largest In The U.S.

Sports for Chicagoist

Dry Your Eyes, Cubs Fans

The Cubs Must Win Tonight Or Face Elimination From The Playoffs

Tickets Start At $3,000 For A Cubs World Series At Wrigley Field

Everything You Need To Know For The Cubs’ Make-Or-Break Playoffs Game

The Cubs Could Get One Big Step Closer To The World Series Today

It’s Official: Patrick Kane Won’t Face Sexual Assault Charges

Why The Patrick Kane Rape Investigation Could Drag On For Months

Blackhawks Sign Kruger, Trade Versteeg And Nordstrom

DA: Accuser’s Mom Lied About Rape Kit In Patrick Kane Investigation

Jay Cutler Has Broken Bears’ All-Time Record For Touchdown Passes

Bears’ Ratliff ‘Felt Like Killing Everybody In The Building’ At Halas Hall

Woman Accusing Derrick Rose Of Gang Rape Sues For $21.5 Million

City Announces Major Overhaul Of Chicago’s Police Training

Calls For Rahm To Resign Continue, Even After Garry McCarthy Firing

Rahm Emanuel Says He Is Not Resigning—But What If He Did?

Emails Show Emanuel Aides Discussed Laquan McDonald Video Last Year

MarketWatch

Republicans take aim at whistleblower rule

Consumer advocate Warren still in GOP sights

HUD chief warns of housing fallout from shutdown

Small businesses in ‘soft patch’: Gallup economist

FDIC’s Bair: U.S. cannot hit debt ceiling

Government touts technology in cost-saving efforts

CBSNews.com

Property Adjacent To Obama’s On Market

The Daily Caller

FCC chairman to broadcasters: We’re running out of spectrum, can we have some of yours?

FCC aims to help small businesses with internet security

UPI

Geithner warns of debt ceiling crisis

Chicago Maroon

Innovative Modern Wing gives cutting edge art fitting home

thenewno2 hops from London to LA 

For Harper Court tenants, nostalgia and uncertainty

Higher Education Act expires without renewal

link to all my work at the Chicago Maroon: http://chicagomaroon.com/author/kate-shepherd/

Medill Reports Chicago

Tap into your inner Blake, like Patti Smith does

Brady criticizes Quinn, considers uncertain future after governor’s race

Blue Republicans hope voters don’t see red when they look at Brady

Obama’s efforts in Middle East are working, ambassadors say

National Security Zone

Peace Corps taking action against sexual violence

Most expensive U.S. defense program ever gets a lot more expensive

Military intervention from Bush to Obama

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