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Dahleen Glanton
Dahleen Glanton Senior advisor Chicago

Dahleen Glanton

With an extensive career in journalism, Dahleen Glanton specializes in messaging and media strategy across the city and state.

Dahleen is a former news columnist for the Chicago Tribune. She joined the Tribune from the Los Angeles Times and during her 30-year career, she held several positions, ranging from associate metropolitan editor to national correspondent and Atlanta bureau chief. As a longtime reporter, she covered some of the biggest stories of the last three decades, including Hurricane Katrina, President Barack Obama’s 2008 election, national gun laws and military families during the Iraq War. As a columnist, she encouraged dialogue on politics, race, poverty and violence.

She was a 2017 Pulitzer Prize finalist and the recipient of the 2018 American Society of News Editors' Mike Royko Award. She has received several other local and national media awards from groups such as the National Association of Black Journalists and the Society of Professional Journalists. She holds a B.A. in journalism from the University of Georgia. She grew up in Georgia and resides in Chicago.