Meg McSherry Breslin has more than 30 years’ experience as a writer and communicator, including 10 years as a staff writer for the Chicago Tribune. At the Tribune, she covered children and family health topics, education, and child welfare, among many other general interest and magazine stories.

Meg is currently a freelance journalist and a consultant for The Grossman Group, a Chicago-based corporate communications agency that specializes in strategic storytelling and internal employee communications. Meg works with leaders to support communications efforts and to tell compelling stories that engage and motivate employees. Her client experience includes work for many pharmaceutical and health care companies, among others.

Meg also worked for several years as a freelance writer for Crain’s Chicago Business, the New York Times, the University of Chicago Alumni Magazine and Northwestern University publications. As a strategic communications consultant to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Chicago area nonprofits and universities, she wrote and edited numerous corporate annual reports, employee magazines, and presentations and speeches for top-level executives In her various roles for newspapers, non-profits, universities, and corporations, she has interviewed hundreds of C-suite executives and senior leaders.

Meg holds a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts/journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a graduate degree in journalism from Ohio State University. At Ohio State, she was selected as a Kiplinger Fellow in Investigative Reporting and served as a graduate teaching fellow. Meg has also been a lecturer in journalism at Columbia College Chicago and has received numerous writing awards for her journalistic work from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Education Writers Association.

Meg is married to Matt Breslin and has four children. She lives in the western suburbs.