I’m Isabella Bridie DeLeo (she/her), a freelance writer and reporter with a focus on arts and culture reporting and Chicago news.
You can find my bylines in WBEZ, the Chicago Sun-Times, Paste magazine, the Chicago Tribune, Newsweek, Chicago magazine, Providence Monthly, the Shoe Leather Podcast, the Baltimore Sun, the New York Daily News, the Hartford Courant, and more.
My work for WBEZ has also been featured in Politico’s Illinois Playbook. Read on here.
In addition to freelance writing and journalism, I take on marketing/copywriting clients. I earned an M.S. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and an M.A. in film and media studies from Brown University.