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Mick Swasko

Mick Swasko is the Manager of Communications at 1871, overseeing all of 1871’s outgoing communications and storytelling efforts, as well as serving as the organization’s point of contact for media. Prior to joining 1871, Mick worked on the Public Relations and Communications team at Shedd Aquarium, and prior to that, spent seven years working for the Chicago Tribune and RedEye in a wide variety of roles. Mick received his Bachelors degree in Journalism from Illinois State University in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois. You can follow him @swasko on Twitter.