Kari Herrera is a freelance writer, photographer, and the founder of Chicagoings.com, Chicago’s independent city guide. Although she now calls Chicago home, she was born and raised in Milwaukee, WI where she attended Rufus King High School and studied Journalism at Marquette University.
Kari’s lens and pen have been hired by companies such as Head & Shoulders, Groupon, Burt’s Bees, Perrier, Motorola, and more. Her website, Chicagoings.com, has been featured on Refinery29 and was nominated for Best New Blog and Best Blog Series in the 2013 Black Weblog Awards. Follow Kari on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @Chicagoings.