Meribah is a staff reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business, covering manufacturing and transportation. She was previously a staff reporter at the Chicago News Cooperative, producing the Chicago section of The New York Times. Her work also has appeared in Time Out Chicago, WTTW, PBS News Hour, The New Yorker, O, The Oprah Magazine, Utne Reader, and American Craft, where she has covered city government, business, education, poverty, immigration and arts & culture. Her articles range from long-term projects to breaking news and offbeat feature stories. She is also a skilled multimedia producer. She was a 2010 and 2011 finalist for a Peter Lisagor Award in feature writing and education reporting, respectively.