((Chicago, IL — March 13, 2008) The Heartland Institute has announced that Dan Miller has joined its team of public policy experts as Executive Vice President and Publisher.
Miller, 63, will oversee Heartland’s research and education programs and present Heartland’s ideas to several key audiences, including academics, civic and business leaders, educators, and media.
From 1999 until March 2008, Miller was business editor of the Chicago Sun-Times, where he was responsible for the daily and weekend business sections. His journalism career includes stints as business reporter and editorial writer for the Chicago Daily News, editor of Crain’s Chicago Business, and publisher of Crain’s City & State newspaper.
From 1994 to 1998, Miller served as chairman of the Illinois Commerce Commission, the state regulatory agency for utilities.
Miller was named Illinois Journalist of the Year by the Northern Illinois University faculty in 1981 and was inducted into the Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame in 2005. He is a frequent guest on local and national radio and television public affairs programs.
For more information, contact Dan Miller directly at 312/377-4000, email [email protected], or contact Media Relations Manager Harriette Johnson at 312/377-4000, email [email protected]