Wailin Wong

Wailin Wong

Co-Producer/Host, The Rework Podcast

Wailin is the Editor/Writer of The Distance, an online publication dedicated to in-depth profiles of privately held businesses that are at least 25 years old. The Distance is sponsored by Basecamp but editorially independent.

Before joining Basecamp to launch The Distance, Wailin was a business reporter at the Chicago Tribune for six years, covering consumer technology and local startups.

She started her career writing about emerging market economies and Latin America for Dow Jones Newswires in Buenos Aires, Argentina and New York.

Wailin has a BSJ and MSJ from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and lives in the Chicago area.