Marguerite Darlington

Marguerite Darlington graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in 1993.

Her career began in academic publishing as a copy editor for the journal “Literature and Medicine,” and then she pursued integrated marketing at Integrated Marketing Solutions (IMS) in Chicago, Illinois.

During the dot com boom, Marguerite wrote and developed web sites for feature films and entertainment properties for “The Sixth Sense,” “The X-Files,” “Muppet World” and more at Dream Theater in Chatsworth, California.

Then Marguerite joined the staff of the Marketing Services department at The New York Times. She worked as a Copywriter, creating sell sheets and advertising materials for special advertising sections.

From 2002 until 2010, Marguerite worked as a freelance writer and editor, taking on projects that stimulate her curious mind and growth as an individual. In her spare time, she wrote mystery novels.

In 2010, she accepted a full-time position with Advanstar as Web Editor for License Global! magazine, a business-to-business publication dedicated to the licensing industry. In 2011, she accepted a position as Managing Editor for, a digital publication devoted to cutting-edge fashion marketing strategies.

In 2012, she joined the University of Chicago Booth School of Business marketing department as a marketing writer/editor and was later promoted to the lead of the marketing communications content team. In her roles, she worked on a variety of projects including annual reports, email campaigns, brochures, online profiles, ads, websites, and more.

Currently, she serves as managing editor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Wisconsin School of Business. As a member of the Integrated Marketing Communications team, she manages editorial production of Update magazine, the business school’s alumni magazine; supervises the writing and editing of the School’s newsroom content; plans and oversees social media activity for the School’s main platforms; and manages other editorial projects.

She lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with her husband Joshua, son John, and their notorious pug, Monty.


  1. Marguerite, thank you so very much for visiting the Nahmias Cipher Report and becoming a follower. I am impressed with your experience and look forward to reading your updates.

    If you would be interested in collaborating on a project, please contact me at

    Wishing you all the best in 2012!

  2. mccompany

    I don’t know if you work on the BOOTH web site content BUT
    go to this link, there’s a problem in the first paragraph

    I’m a graphic designer that is interested in the well being of ChicagoBOOTH message!

    …and in the event there’s available freelance work please keep me in mind!
    Scot McIntosh

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