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Director of Public Relations, Chicago Botanic Garden
Gloria Ciaccio has been in public relations for nearly 50 years. Graduating from Northern Illinois University, Ciaccio started her career as an account executive at Edelman Public Relations. Eventually she made her way to New York, and was the public relations director at Radio City Music Hall for nearly a decade. Returning to Chicago she worked for Columbia Colleges’ Office of Community Arts Partnerships and WBEZ Radio. As the Public Relations director at Chicago Botanic Garden, Ciaccio and her team are responsible for all legacy media work on behalf of the Garden and the team shares responsibilities for all matters of social media with the web team.