Chaz is the Publisher of Ebert Digital where she helps define and execute the content strategy. She is responsible for ensuring that the content and business sides of the organization work together in concert, and is extensively involved in product development.
In addition to her role with Ebert Digital, Chaz is the Executive Producer of "Ebert Presents At The Movies" and has contributed to the show on several occasions, including her reports from the Cannes film festival, and appearance in Beyond The Balcony. Chaz is also the President of Ebert Productions and Vice President of The Ebert Company, managing print publishing, television production, public speaking engagements, and organizing the annual Ebertfest film festival. Prior to working for the Ebert Company, she was a practicing civil rights attorney, and was named Lawyer of the Year by the Constitutional Rights Foundation.
Chaz is a philanthropist whose civic and community passion include an interest in programs for children and families that concentrate on education and the arts. She is a Life Trustee of the Art Institute and serves on the boards of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, After School Matters, and the honorary board of Family Focus.