Mary began her career first as a reporter at a weekly newspaper, then at a large suburban newspaper, and then at one of the largest metropolitan newspapers in the country, the Chicago Sun-Times, where she served as an editor. She specializes in healthcare, small business, and marketing.
Mary received a Bachelor's degree in Mass communication and Journalism from Illinois State University, and with a Master's degree with honors from Northern Illinois University.
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