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Myles Dannhausen

Freelance Writer/ Editor/ Producer

Chicago

Myles Dannhausen

Freelance writer, editor, and documentary producer specializing in features, small business, and sustainability.

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Beer as an Economic Stimulus

At the heart of most brewery stories is a love of beer and brewing. While Door County Brewing Co. founder John McMahon certainly has that, there’s a more-practical reason he launched his brewery in 2013.
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Money Down the Drain

It was supposed to be a simple measure to save lives, but a poorly implemented new federal law has pool operators dismayed.Seven-year-old Virginia Graeme Baker drowned in June of 2002, held under water in a backyard hot tub by the powerful suction of a pool drain.
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Why Commercial Loans Remain Tough to Get

For 22 years Joy Lang of Jerry's Flowers in Sister Bay counted on Baylake Bank for her business banking. Each spring she would make the short walk down the highway from her greenhouses to the bank where she would make arrangements for a line of credit to prep for the season.After two decades it had become routine, like making a deposit.
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About

Myles Dannhausen

I'm a freelance writer, editor and video producer and have served on the boards of organizations in family services, the arts, municipal planning, school finance, and youth sports. Still, my most valuable education came as the owner of a bar and restaurant, as a high school basketball coach, and as the news editor for an independent alt-weekly, learning on the job in my hometown.

For the past seven years I've done promotional work for great events in my hometown including the Door County Half Marathon, Door County Beer Festival, Peninsula Century Ride, Door County Pond Hockey Tournament and the Ride for Nature to benefit the Ridges Sanctuary.

I like a good beer, photography, the Green Bay Packers, and a challenge. More than anything I love a great conversation and telling a great story, usually in writing.

I live in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood.

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Skills

  • Documentary Film Production
  • Feature writing
  • Reporting
  • Content management
  • Event organization
  • Event promotion
  • Marketing
  • Social media management
  • Email campaigns
  • Content Strategy