Marcia Frellick
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Freelance writer/editor

After 25 years writing and editing for newspapers and magazines in major markets, I launched my freelance career in 2008, specializing in health care. In fall, 2014, I began teaching graduate-level editing to Medill students.

Contact me in Chicago at: 773-401-5058



Focus areas:

  • Health care reporting and editing, including medical conference coverage. 2015 conference coverage will include CROI, TEDMED, HIMSS, ECCMID,  RSNA and the AMA annual meeting.
  • Humor writing
  • Consumer reporting and editing
  • Statistical reporting and editing
  • Trend stories and profiles
  • Detailed copy editing/fact checking
Current work: Chicago-based independent journalist

Education: Northwestern University, bachelor's in journalism from Medill.

Previous positions

Chicago Sun-Times (1999-2008)
(Sunday news editor)

Cincinnati Enquirer (1990-1999)
(Deputy news editor/copy desk chief)

St. Cloud (Minn.) Times (1988-1990)

(Copy desk chief)

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