Criminal Justice Reporter, The Real Chi
Julia Mondschean is a writer, filmmaker and multimedia journalist based in Chicago. She has worked for multiple production companies in Chicago, New York and Boston. Recently graduated from Knox College with a degree in Creative Writing, she is thrilled to join Free Spirit Media and escape the bleak unemployed post-grad writer cliche.
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