In her new role, she will continue as political analyst for ABC-owned WLS-Channel 7. She formerly served as editor and publisher of the Chicago Reporter.
“I have a lot of love and admiration for my Sun-Times friends and colleagues, and I wish them all the best. Now is a great time for me to pursue exciting new opportunities and challenges. That’s why I am thrilled to bring my writing and reporting on politics, race and urban issues to the Chicago Tribune’s opinion pages.”
Washington graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.