|Title:||Professional in Residence--Journalism New Media|
|Office:||School of Communication 206|
Patty Lamberti joined the new School of Communication fall 2008 as Professional in Residence to teach Journalism and New Media. She has taught Writing for the Web, Reporting & Writing and Feature and Opinion Writing.Lamberti moved to Chicago from New York, where she is an online producer at mylifetimetv.com, assisting in the massive relaunch of the international women's Web site, which receives 4 million visitors per month. She conceived all content related to health and relationships areas, edited and wrote copy and along with supervising freelancers, junior staff and interns she assisted in developing an online game.
Lamberti has a Masters degree in writing from University of Illinois, Chicago, and has taught numerous classes at UIC, as well as tutored students in their writing lab. She has also taught courses in non-fiction at the Gotham Writer's Workshop, New York. She holds a BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she won the “Writer of Promise” award as an undergraduate.
Lamberti was the articles editor and New York-based Latina Media Ventures, helping to develop Web content and interactive tools for Latina's site, as well as overseeing the “lifestyle” section and staff. She was also an assistant editor and wrote articles on politics and fiction for Playboy magazine, where she worked with and interviewed authors such as Joyce Carol Oates and T.C. Boyle. Lamberti has written articles for the Chicago Tribune, Satisfaction magazine, the New York Post, New York Metro as well as working on AOL web sites.