Libby Lowe Chicago, IL USA

Professional Experience

A versatile writer and editor, I have covered everything from women's rights to modular home construction. Currently, I am a columnist for I have written feature stories, essays, blog posts, profiles and tweets. I'm a seasoned content strategist with experience running national print and online publications. I tell great stories that spark conversations. Read more:


Content Editor (online)
10 Years
13 Years
13 Years


Business (general)
10 Years
Women's Issues
3 Years
Other, Specify
8 Years


Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
10 Years
Online/new media
10 Years
Marketing (in-house) - Small to mid-sized corp. cl
8 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

13 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

EcoSalon (10+), Mindful Metropolis magazine (10+), Oy!Chicago (10+), Pink Magazine (10+), PM Network magazine (10+), Chicago Tribune (1-2)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Bruce Packaging (10+), Empty Boxes (10+), Imagination Publishing (10+), The Jewish United Fund (10+), Yogaview (6-10), Gannet (6-10), The University of Chicago (3-5)

Other Work History

Staff titles include: Editor-In-Chief Social Media Manager Communications Director Marketing Manager Editor Managing Editor Associate Editor Senior Communications Specialist Senior Writer Staff Writer

Technical Skills

Proficient using a variety of content management systems.

Computer Skills

Word, Quark, Excel, Mac OS X and Windows. Social Media.


Mac, PC, MS Office, Quark, digital camera.

Work Permits & Visas

U.S. Passport


Available upon request


Public Relations Society of America, Merit Award, Oy!Chicago 2009 Publicity Club of Chicago, Silver Trumpet Award for Excellence, Oy!Chicago 2009 Association Trends All-Media Competition Winner, Power 50 issue of PM Network 2005 Webby Worthy Award Webzine, 2004



San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom talks about life at midterm, the issue that made him a national figure and his plans for the future.
Chicago Cubs pitcher Jason Marquis talks baseball and religion - and clears up an error on his Wikipedia page.
Menstrual mogul Vinnie D'Angelo, the man behind the famous tampon cases, turns a kitschy hobby into big business.

Webzines + Blogs

From a military outpost in the Gaza Strip to bars in Tel Aviv, I covered a lot of ground on this media trip to Israel. While there, I blogged about my experiences - and Elvis.
I led a team to conceptualize and launch Oy!Chicago, a blog for young, local Jew-ish and Jewish types in the city. I established and maintained the editorial style, managed a team of freelancers and handled the social media marketing campaign
The official Red Bird blog! I have written articles about Chicago’s first donation-only yoga studio, an NGO that travels to disaster sites to help locals rebuild, a non-profit in India that revolutionized school lunches and many more people doing amazing things. I started this blog to have a place to collect and share good stories about good work.


Knowing how to negotiate in today's global landscape is essential—the experts share some know how.
Around the world, female project managers are learning to lead
The once-desolate International Quarter in Montréal gets a big overhaul and one of PM Network's biggest awards: Project of the Year.

Social Responsibility

The story of one alum's dedication to helping the people of Burma - and her life-changing journey.
An NGO tackles hunger and education in India with one project.
An NGO leads an international group of volunteers in Bangladesh after a cyclone causes massive destruction.
The story behind Chicago's first donation-only yoga studio.