Author Profile

Emily Udell

Emily Udell is a writer for Angie’s List Magazine in Indianapolis. In 2009, she finished a stint drinking bourbon and covering breaking news for The Courier-Journal in Louisville, Ky. Her eclectic media career also includes time at the Associated Press, Punk Planet (R.I.P.), The Daily Southtown in southwest Chicago, and Radio Prague in the Czech Republic. She co-hosted and co-produced In These Times’ radio show “Fire on the Prairie” from 2003 to 2006.

Udell was also a field researcher and organizer for the Independent Press Association of Chicago, and helped create the first guide to independent, community and ethnic press in Chicago. She worked as an editorial associate at the national news and culture magazine Punk Planet and has contributed to Free Speech Radio News and various local Chicago print and online newspapers.