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Diane DungeySenior Deputy Managing Editor
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A senior deputy managing editor, Diane Dungey works with senior writers on stories of regional interest across the suburbs. She frequently oversees in-depth reporting projects, including recent series documenting lack of compliance with public pool safety laws, Illinois' impending funding crisis for public employee pensions, and the rise of heroin addiction in the suburbs.
She also is a member of the Daily Herald editorial board.
Dungey formerly led the Daily Herald features department, overseeing entertainment, food, travel, homes and features coverage and creating the award-winning Health & Fitness section.
A former Daily Herald employee of the year, she previously held reporting beats that ran the gamut from government to education to criminal courts, culminating with the position of special projects editor.
A graduate of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, she grew up in Kewanee, Ill. and lives in Barrington with her husband and two daughters.