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A business communications expert with more than 20 years of experience in public relations, marketing and media relations, Katherine Sopranos has CEO and senior management-level strategic planning and communications, project management, change management, employee and external strategic communications, leadership development and media training. At Boeing, she managed internal and executive communications, as well as special projects for the defense and commercial airplanes businesses. At both Tribune Company and Northern Trust, she was responsible for media relations, which included drafting and executing strategic communications plans and materials for corporate activities, such as acquisitions, divestitures, financial earnings and investments. She also was a freelance writer for the Chicago Tribune, writing a weekly column, “On the Job,” and contributing more than 200 articles.

Work experience

Mar 2010Present

Communications Manager


In her current position with a major U.S. firm, she manages internal corporate communications. Katherine Sopranos’ responsibilities encompass a number of online venues, including an employee magazine and an intranet news site. She also provides strategic assistance with earnings presentations, meetings, and speeches.


Sep 1992Apr 1996

Master's Degree

DePaul University