Linze Rice is a professional writer and freelance journalist. She was a general assignment reporter and beat reporter for DNAinfo Chicago, covering the Far North Side of Chicago, and has taught journalism at Loyola University. She’s an alumna of The Northern Star newspaper at Norther Illinois University. From car crashes, to crime, to local and presidential elections, “sexy” statues, food, education, business, property development, historical architecture and more — she’s covered it.
Her byline has appeared in publications such as DNAinfo and Block Club Chicago, the Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Magazine, The Takeout and more, and her stories have been picked up by the New York Times, The Today Show, ABC News, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Magazine, Politico, Jet Magazine, Curbed, Eater, Time Out Chicago, Chicago Reader, Patch, El Dia Newspaper, Jezebel, The Takeout, Thrillist, Chicagoist, Buzzfeed, The Frisky, EdgevilleBuzz, Uptown Update, ABC 7 Chicago, Fox 32 Chicago, WGN TV, NBC 5 Chicago, Windy City Live, You & Me Chicago, Chicago Tonight, WTTW, WGN Radio, WBBM Radio, WBEZ Radio and others.
Check out samples of her work below, including media appearances.