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Crain’s Chicago reporter Daniels joins Tribune editorial board

October 5, 2023

Posted by Chris Roush

Steve Daniels

Longtime Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Steve Daniels has joined the Chicago Tribune as a member of its editorial board.

Daniels joined Crain Communications in 1995 as Washington, D.C., reporter for Waste News, a trade publication covering the solid waste industry. He moved to Chicago in 1996, and the following year joined the reporting staff of Investment News, a Crain publication covering the financial advice field.

He became a Crain’s Chicago Business reporter in March 1999 and was made a senior reporter in November 2006.

Daniels began his reporting career with the Potomac News, a daily newspaper in Woodbridge, Va. He then worked on Capitol Hill as staff writer for the Environmental & Energy Study Conference, a congressional caucus that provided news coverage on the progress of environmental and energy legislation for members of Congress.

Daniels is a 1986 graduate of Kenyon College and has a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

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