Mary Schmich
Born in

Savannah, The United States

November 29, 1953




About Mary Schmich

Mary Theresa Schmich (born November 29, 1953) is a columnist for the Chicago Tribune.
Born in Savannah, Georgia, the oldest of eight children, Schmich grew up in Georgia, attended high school in Phoenix, Arizona, and earned a B.A. from Pomona College.
After working in college admissions for three years and spending a year and a half in France, Schmich attended journalism school at Stanford. She has worked as a reporter at the Peninsula Times Tribune, at the Orlando Sentinel and, since 1985, at the Tribune. She spent five years as a Tribune national correspondent based in Atlanta.
Her column started in 1992 and was interrupted for a year during which she attended Harvard on a Nieman Fellowship for journalists.

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