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Chicago Tribune Media Group seeks a sports reporter, Daily Southtown

October 25, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Versatile Reporter to cover high school and local college sports in the south suburbs for the Daily Southtown, part of the Chicago Tribune Media Group. We’re looking for a skilled writer and storyteller who can produce pieces that go beyond just the numbers and statistics while juggling other beat items like rankings.

What you will do:

  • The main beats will be high school football, basketball and baseball, with occasional local college sports and enterprise stories
  • Writing season previews, compiling all-area teams and producing columns are all core parts of the job
  • Our top priority is to tell compelling stories, regardless of sport
  • General assignment and breaking news also will play a factor

What you will bring:

  • A proven track record of writing featured game stories, enterprise features and columns that combine clean, crisp and creative writing with accurate reporting; getting names and facts correct are a must
  • The goal will be to develop the sources in becoming the go-to, No. 1 authority on high school sports in the south suburbs
  • Candidates should expect consistent night and weekend work

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