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Tom Siebert

Tom Siebert

Writer at Patch Media, Copyeditor/proofreader at The Readable Bible, Assistant Director for Public Relations at Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, Copyeditor/Proofreader at Christian Editor Connection

Chicago, Illinois, US, North America
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About

Tom Siebert received a BS in journalism from the University of Illinois and has worked as a staff writer and copyeditor for newspapers in California, Florida, and Illinois. Tom reported general news, interviewed entertainment figures, and covered elected office holders––including four presidents and a pope. More significantly, he profiled human suffering in the form of a homeless man dying of AIDS, a college cheerleader battling Hodgkin's disease, and a senior couple living the long goodbye of Alzheimer's. In recent years his articles have appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Aurora Beacon-News, Elgin Courier-News, Naperville Sun, many weekly newspapers, and several Patch community news sites. Tom also worked as a copyeditor and proofreader for Tyndale House, a Christian publisher based in the Chicago suburbs. He is presently a freelance editor of Christian books. In addition, Tom volunteers as assistant director for community relations for Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, Illinois. He also served on the leadership team for the Celebrate Recovery ministry at Harvest New Beginnings church in Oswego. And he now serves as a group co-leader at Community Christian Church in Naperville. Tom may be contacted at [email protected] or (816) 344-7815.

Experience

The Readable Bible

Copyeditor/proofreader

The Readable Bible

Apr 2018 - Present

Patch Media

Writer

Patch Media

Jun 2015 - Present

Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County

Assistant Director for Public Relations

Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County

Jun 2015 - Present

Christian Editor Connection

Copyeditor/Proofreader

Christian Editor Connection

Mar 2010 - Present

Chicago Tribune

Community Contributor

Chicago Tribune

Jun 2015 - Jun 2019

Tyndale House Publishers

On-call copyeditor/proofreader

Tyndale House Publishers

Jan 2010 - Feb 2012

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

journalism

University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign