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Maureen Foertsch McKinney

Read Maureen's "Equity" blog.

Maureen Foertsch McKinney is a lead editor of Illinois Issues' feature articles, working with freelance writers,  and is curator of the Equity blog. Maureen joined the staff in 1998 as projects editor. Previously, she worked at three Illinois daily newspapers, most recently the suburban Chicago-based Daily Herald, where she served stints as an education reporter and copy editor. She graduated in 1985 with a bachelor's in journalism. She also has a master's degree in English from the University of Illinois at Springfield.

In the midst of the national #metoo phenomenon, Illinois women wrestle with their own experiences.