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Nikki Comerford

Contact Nikki Comerford

ncomerford@heartland.org 312-377-4000

Nikki Comerford is the events manager and associate publisher at The Heartland Institute.

Comerford has been with Heartland since 1999 as associate publisher of Heartland's four monthly newspapers: School Reform News, Health Care News, Environment & Climate News, and Budget & Tax News.

Comerford has an extensive background in marketing and advertising. She has been named top salesperson by several previous employers, including Chicago Suburban Times, Pioneer Press, and Today's Chicago Woman.

Born and raised in Chicago, Comerford is currently living in the far northwest suburbs.

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