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Pangea Provides Support for WTTW Broadcast on Ida B. Wells

Chicago-based Pangea Properties is providing financial support for WTTW’s hour-long Chicago Stories special on Ida B. Wells on Friday, May 21 at 8:00 pm on all WTTW platforms. Pangea’s 501(c)(3) nonprofit arm, Pangea Cares, donated funds to help make possible the broadcast of the story of one of Chicago’s most prolific and impactful social justice crusaders. 

The program will look into the life and work of Wells as Chicago’s trailblazing investigative journalist, civil rights leader and suffragist. It will present interviews with Wells’ descendants as well as Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, who created the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting and the 1619 Project.

Pangea Cares is committed to helping build and renovate the Chicago, Indianapolis and Baltimore neighborhoods in which Pangea Properties operates. The initiative works to make a meaningful social impact by tackling three pillars of community service: food & nutrition, education enrichment and community development.


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About Paul Bubny

Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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