Shamontiel L. Vaughn is a full-time, freelance editor/writer with 13 years of newspaper, magazine and online news experience. The Chicago native spent two years in brutally cold Marquette, Michigan and graduated from her slightly warmer alma mater Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri before deciding Chicago was her permanent home. When she's not in WERQ dance fitness or practicing yoga, she's the VP of Education and VP of Public Relations for a Toastmasters public speaking group in her hometown.

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