Address: 141 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park, Illinois 60302
Phone: 708-442-6739
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Dan Haley

Editor & Publisher
Growing Community Media Publisher

Dan was one of the three founders of Wednesday Journal in 1980. He’s still here as its four flags –
Wednesday Journal, Austin Weekly News, Forest Park Review and Riverside-Brookfield Landmark – make the switch to the nonprofit model of Growing Community Media. He sees independent community journalism as the glue that makes a neighborhood vital.

Mary Ellen Nelligan

Development Manager

After 10 years living in Oak Park and reading the Wednesday Journal, Mary Ellen joined its staff in 2015.  Initially responsible for Classified ad sales and Legal Notice placements, as Growing Community Media was born as a nonprofit news organization she assumed responsibilities for Development.

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