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    Sarah Ruth

    Managing Producer

    What inspires Sarah? A binge-worthy crime series, political drama, standup comics, a good breaking newsfeed and the antics of her two pre-teen daughters.

    Sarah is the the Managing Producer for Chicago Ideas, curating stage programming, speakers and community activations with a focus on production for Chicago Ideas Week and year-round events and initiatives.

    Sarah is a content creator at heart and Emmy Award-winning television producer. Prior to joining Chicago Ideas, Sarah worked with The Oprah Winfrey Show, ABC's Good Morning America, CNN's White House Unit, WLS, and The Steve Harvey Show. Sarah has booked newsmakers from presidents to entertainers like Stevie Wonder. She is a graduate of DePauw University.

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