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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Dave Wischnowsky  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction / Sports

Born: 1976 in Clifton, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Dave lives on the North Side of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

A native of Bourbonnais, Ill., Dave is a 1998 graduate of the University of Illinois, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Print Journalism. From July 2005 to July 2007, Dave worked for the Chicago Tribune, where he was a Metro reporter and became just the third-ever blogger for Currently, Dave works as a freelance copywriter and journalist in Chicago. His work includes his weekly, Chicago-centric syndicated newspaper column called the “Wisch List” and a semi-daily sports blog for

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