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Mary Ellen Podmolik

Columnist The Homefront Writer

Mary Ellen Podmolik is a business reporter and columnist for the Chicago Tribune who has covered the housing market since July 2008. She previously worked for the Chicago Sun-Times and Southtown Economist and was a contributor to Crain’s Chicago Business and She got her start in journalism at the Kokomo (Ind.) Tribune. Since covering the real estate market, she’s developed a tiny obsession for “reality” TV shows related to housing.