English Teacher Rick O’Connor brings his broadcasting expertise to Fenwick’s students.
What is your educational background?
RO: I have a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Rhode Island and a M.A.T. from National-Louis University.
What did you do prior to becoming a teacher at Fenwick?
RO: I was the Executive Producer for “The Steve Cochran Show” on WGN Radio for eight years. Prior to that, I held positions at Fidelity Investments and Putnam Investments in Boston.
What are you currently reading for enjoyment?
RO: When [Basketball] Coach [Staunton] Peck and I are not discussing the Red Sox and White Sox and other world affairs, we recommend books to each other. The current recommendation is Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari. I just started it, and so far, so good!
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