Kalle Eko

Social Media Associate, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation


Kalle Eko crafts digital strategies, highlighting the work of MacArthur grantees and supporting the release of Foundation news, including the recipients of the MacArthur Fellowship (informally know as the “genius grants”). Prior to his role at MacArthur, he worked as the Senior Online Media Specialist for City Colleges of Chicago (CCC), and was the first Social Media Fellow in Chicago’s Office of the Mayor under Mayor Rahm Emanuel. He received his A.B. In history from Princeton University and his M.S. in journalism from the Medill School of Northwestern University.

Upcoming SMW Events


Past SMW Events

Showcasing Chicago Nonprofits Live on Social Media

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Hosted by MacArthur Foundation

161 North Clark


Beyond the hashtag: showcasing the arts visually on social

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Hosted by MacArthur Foundation

MacArthur Foundation