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Todd Andrlik is among the nation's leading authorities on 18th century newspapers. He built one of the most significant collections of American Revolution era newspapers – containing the earliest printed reports of practically every major event and battle, 1763 to 1783 – which are featured in Reporting the Revolution and digitally preserved at 

Todd is also the curator and publisher of, an online museum and educational archive of historically significant newspapers dating back to the 16th century. Collaborating with individuals and institutions, including the Library of Congress, Todd helps others build private and public collections of these treasured relics. Beyond the acquisition, research and digital preservation of early newspapers, Todd also takes an active role in their physical conservation. Through a partnership with one of the top paper conservators in the world, Todd helps save damaged newspapers from loss and restores the artifacts as close as possible to their original condition. 

His passion for newspaper history stems from a career in media and marketing. Todd heads the marketing and media operations for one of the nation's largest construction, design-build and commercial real estate development firms. Todd has authored or ghost-authored thousands of published articles and, as a social media pioneer, created the Advertising Age Power 150, a global ranking of the top marketing and media blogs.

Todd earned his BA in public relations from Illinois State University and his MBA from Roosevelt University. He studied international business at Salzburg College, Austria. Todd serves on the advisory board of the Printing Office of Edes & Gill, the only colonial-era printing experience along Boston's historic Freedom Trail. He frequently writes for Patriots of the American Revolution magazine, and is a member of the American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA), the American Revolution Association (ARA) and the Associates of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture (OIEAHC).

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