October 8th, 2014

shots, The Mill and Whitehouse Post recently partnered to host a panel about the creative landscape of Chicago, examining how and why the city has become a flourishing hub set to compete with traditional creative markets across the country.

Danny Edwards, editor of shots, hosted a panel of four respected Chicago-based creatives to discuss the current growth and quality of work being produced locally and examine why the city seems to be sparking a surge in talent and creativity.

Attendees gathered to watch the panel featuring Jared Yeater, managing director of The Mill in Chicago; Vincent Geraghty, EVP and executive director of production at Leo Burnett Chicago; Matthew Wood, partner and editor at Whitehouse Post Chicago; and Rick Hamann, SVP of The Onion Labs.

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Watch the panel below and find out more about Chicago’s rising creative industry (including an interview with Mill MD Jared Yeater) in the latest issue of shots, the Chicago special. See more photos from the event here.