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Writer's Block Tom Johnston
Tom Johnston is an award-winning journalist and the managing editor for Meatingplace.

Bio for Tom Johnston

Tom Johnston manages production of Meatingplace, serves as a lead news writer for Meatingplace’s twice-daily newsletter and a lead features writer for the magazine.

He has four Jesse H. Neal Awards to his credit for contributions to Meatingplace, in addition to two awards from the American Society of Business Publications Editors. 

Prior to joining Meatingplace, Johnston worked as a reporter covering local news for Pioneer Press, a chain of newspapers in the Chicago suburbs now owned by the Chicago Tribune, where he also won several writing awards including honors from the Illinois Press Association and Suburban Newspapers of America.

Johnston lives in the Chicago area with his wife, Julie, daughter, Madeline, and son, Joseph.