Chicago Reader seeks a racial justice reporter

The racial justice reporter finds and tells stories about race and equity in Chicago, collaborating with other reporters where these issues inevitably overlap with health, education environment, art, and politics. The racial justice reporter will report to the news editor and will work under the leadership of the editor-in-chief. The racial justice reporter will work […]

Chicago Reader promotes Collo-Julin to managing editor

Salem Collo-Julin, culture editor at the Chicago Reader, has been tapped as managing editor. Collo-Julin has been with the Reader for more than years. Previously, she served as interim culture editor and listings coordinator at the Reader, a storied Chicago weekly. She has also worked freelance for a very long time and was also with […]

Chicago Reader co-publisher/co-EIC is leaving

Karen Hawkins, co-publisher and co-editor-in-chief of the Chicago Reader is leaving to join the nonprofit newsroom The 19th as story editor. Hawkins previously served as digital managing editor of the Reader. She was also a senior content creator at Yodelpop, Inc., in Chicago. She also worked at Infosys and has reported for The Associated Press. […]

Daley to join Chicago Reader as news editor

Chicago Reader has hired Jim Daley as its news editor. He begins next month. Recently, Daley was at South Side Weekly, where he has served as interim managing editor and politics editor. Previously, he has also worked freelance, with his bylines appearing in Al Jazeera, Nature, Scientific American, South Side Weekly and elsewhere. Daley has […]