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Crain’s Chicago hires Gilmer as associate managing editor

May 10, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Marcus Gilmer

Marcus Gilmer will be joining Crain’s Chicago Business as associate managing editor for digital content creation.

He begins his new role on May 31.

As per Crain’s editor Ann Dwyer:

“He’ll contribute to the editing of online editorial content, the curation of newsletters and the creation of offerings specifically designed for social media as well as fresh daily items — timelines, social media surveys, photo essays, videos, FAQs, etc. — that pivot off the news.”

Gilmer comes from Cleveland Clinic, where he had been working as a managing editor. He was also a real-time news editor, assistant culture editor and assistant tech editor at Mashable. He was also a social media and content producer at the San Francisco Chronicle and SFGATE.

He has also served as a digital editor at the Chicago Sun-Times and has contributed to Chicago Public Media.

Gilmer has a B.A. from Birmingham-Southern College and a master’s degree from the University of New Orleans.

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