Natalie is the South Side bureau reporter for Chicago Public Media, which she joined in May 2007. She previously was a city hall reporter for The Detroit News, an education reporter for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and a reporter for Associated Press in Jerusalem. Natalie’s work has also been published in Essence, Black Enterprise, the Chicago Reporter, Bitch, In These Times, the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Tribune. She is co-author of Deconstructing Tyrone: A New Look at Black Masculinity in the Hip-Hop Generation, published in 2006.
Perspectives Charter School presentation on February 26, 2010.
Reavis School presentation on April 13, 2010.
Marquette School presentation on December 10, 2010.
Northside College Preparatory High School on Feb. 7, 2011.
Reavis School presentation on March 3, 2011
Chicago Park District TRACE Program presentation on July 7, 2011.
Walter Payton College Preparatory High School presentation on Oct. 24, 2011.
Perspectives IIT/Math & Science Academy presentation on Oct. 15, 2012.