Co-Producer/Host, The Rework Podcast
Wailin Wong co-produces and co-hosts the Rework podcast, a show based on the 2010 bestselling book by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, the founders of Basecamp. Wailin joined Basecamp in 2013 to launch The Distance, an online publication about long-running businesses. The Distance later became a podcast and ran for over 50 episodes. It was a also finalist in the 2017 Peter Lisagor Awards, which honor the best in Chicago journalism. Before landing at Basecamp, Wailin was a business reporter at the Chicago Tribune for six years. She started her career covering Latin American financial markets at Dow Jones Newswires in Buenos Aires and New York. She's a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and lives in the Chicago area.Wailin has a BSJ and MSJ from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and lives in the Chicago area.