My name is Leor Galil, and I’m a freelance journalist based out of Chicago. My work has appeared in a variety of media outlets, including: The A.V. Club Chicago, Bostonist, The Boston Phoenix, Chicago NewcityThe Chicago Reader, Esquire.comGapers Block, ImposePopMattersRock Sound, Time Out Chicago, Thought CatalogTrue/SlantThe Washington City Paper and Wired‘s Underwire blog.

I attended a graduate program at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, and I graduated in August 2010. As an undergraduate, I went to Brandeis University, where I formed a club that organized underground concerts. I helped put together concerts and music-related events featuring: Girl Talk, Mission of Burma, Man Man, The Twilight Sad, The Dirty Projectors, MaritimeA Place To Bury Strangers, Parts & LaborThe Antlers, Ian MacKaye and many others.

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leorgalil (at sign) gmail (period) com


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Leor Galil