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Crain’s Chicago seeks a biz reporter

October 10, 2013

Posted by Chris Roush

Crain’s Chicago Business, Chicago’s must-read website and print publication for business news and analysis, is hiring for a newly created position — government/political editor/reporter.

Job responsibilities:

  • Oversee coverage of government and politics (at city, county, state and federal levels) on a daily and long-term basis.
  • Edit government and political coverage for the web and in print.
  • Report and write stories as needed.
  • Work with other editors on presentation of stories; this includes coordinating graphics, photography and video.
  • Appear on behalf of Crain’s Chicago Business at events and in other media.

Requirements Job requirements:

  • Deep knowledge of Chicago, Cook and Illinois politics and government, as well as financial and economic matters.
  • At least three-five years of editing experience.
  • Ability to manage team of reporters and work well with fellow editors.
  • Skilled in social media and multimedia.

Crain Communications offers a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, profit sharing, and a friendly work environment. This is a great time to join our organization — a profitable, well established publishing leader.

We thank you for your interest in Crain Communications.  We invite you to visit often and apply through the Careers page at as positions are updated regularly.

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