AboutThe Red Line Project

Chicago Skyline Panoramic PhotoPhoto/Alex Battista


The Red Line Project was founded by Mike Reilley in January, 2011 and has been updated by freelancers and students in Reilley's college journalism classes. The site won more than 50 national, regional and local awards in its first four years. The site is currently features stories from University of Illinois Chicago communication students.

If you would like to use or aggregate content on this site, please follow the guidelines in our Creative Commons 3.0 Unported License.

This site is not affiliated with the Chicago Transit Authority. Also visit our sports site, Sidelines, our Data/Chicago site and our Tumblr blog focusing on Chicago's crummy sidewalks, The Chicago Stumbler.

Adviser/founder: Mike ReilleyTwitter 

Spring 2018 multimedia reporters

Antonia Acuna: Wordpress | Twitter 

Tate Anderson: Wordpress | Twitter

Claire Crane: Wordpress | Twitter 

Alexandra Desrosiers: Wordpress | Twitter 

Bridget Guyon: Wordpress | Twitter

Majestic Jordan: Wordpress | Twitter 

Jake Jozefowicz: Wordpress | Twitter

Pauline Kochou: Wordpress | Twitter 

Christianne Therese Lariosa: Wordpress | Twitter 

Kayla Matias: Wordpress | Twitter 

Antonio Mazzarri: Wordpress | Twitter

Kelly McGowan: Wordpress | Twitter 

Kenya Murillo: Wordpress | Twitter

Janel O’Brien: Wordpress | Twitter 

Maeve O’Donovan: Wordpress | Twitter

Savannah Panagos: Wordpress | Twitter

Maclaine Purdy: Wordpress | Twitter

Cassandra Roman: Wordpress | Twitter

Anna Rubino: Wordpress | Twitter

Kevin Sherman: Wordpress | Twitter 

Todor Stoyanov: Wordpress | Twitter

Julia Thompson: Wordpress | Twitter

Nick Toppel: Wordpress | Twitter

Claudia Uysaloglu: Wordpress | Twitter 

Fall 2017 multimedia reporters

Sean Barry
Sarah Basheer
Matthew Byrdak
Sheryl Carter
Sergio Garcia
Michelle Garcia De La Vega
SJ Jolliff
Emily Karns
Jess Larocque
Jessica Letona
Cathryn Mathers
Ivory Moore
Daisy Mora
Noah Nowicki
Areli Quintana
Stephanie Rosado
Laura Skindaraite
Ernesto Solano
Eric Spicer
Sonia Vavra
Crystal Villegas
Andrea Zelen
Venus Zepeda

Spring 2017 data reporters

Maura Biedron
Alheli Garcia
Brian Mleczko
Stephen Ruiz
Camilla Skowronek
Nuschia Taylor
Lauren Yard

Fall 2016 multimedia reporters

Kjerstin Berg
NIyat Habtezion
Brittany Kohn
Ken Neumann
Temitope Odedoyin
Solenn Puech
Kerenina Angela Ferrero Rosario
Kord Staley
Juan Toledo
Nick Toppel

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