Sun-Times guild, Chicago Public Media reach tentative negotiations

The following was sent out from The Chicago Sun-Times Guild has reached a tentative contract agreement with Chicago Public Media, according to Sun-Times reporter and guild co-Chair Nader Issa. Issa declined to disclose terms but said more details would be given after a ratification vote takes place next week. The union members, represented by […]

Chicago Sun-Times seeks a features reporter

We are seeking a Profile Reporter to join our growing newsroom. The Profile Reporter will ideate, report and write exciting stories on essential figures who died and some living figures with ties to the Chicago area. The ideal candidate will be someone who has strong research and interviewing skills. We are looking for a writer […]

Chicago Sun-Times names Newbart managing editor

The following excerpt was sent out from Editor & Publisher on appointments made by the Chicago Sun-Times: Dave Newbart was named managing editor, news. Newbart has been with the Sun-Times for the past five years, serving as the interim managing editor for the last 11 months and previously as the deputy managing editor, news and city […]

Sun-Times appoints Jakola editorial director

Kaitlyn Jakola has joined the Chicago Sun-Times as editorial director for strategy and operations. Recently, she was a managing editor at nonprofit news outlet The Trace. Jakola taught at New York University and served as managing editor at Gizmodo. She also held the post of assistant managing editor at Insider. She worked as a copy […]

Chicago Sun-Times seeks a business editor

We seek an innovative leader who can guide local business, work, and money coverage in one of America’s most exciting and diverse metropolitan areas. The Business Editor would guide the day-to-day coverage of a small team and plan and coordinate coverage across our digital, print, and wire editions. The ideal candidate will take a creative, […]

Chicago Public Media finishes acquisition of Chicago Sun-Times

The following excerpt was sent out by Chicago Public Media closed its acquisition of the Chicago Sun-Times today. The organization has raised $61 million to finance the no-cash deal and invest in the newspaper. The Sun-Times will operate as a nonprofit and subsidiary of Chicago Public Media, the parent company of Chicago’s NPR station […]

Chicago Sun-Times CEO Wright departs

The following excerpt was sent out from Chicago Sun-Times CEO Nykia Wright announced today that she has left the newspaper after five years with the organization. The move comes just a day before the one-year anniversary of the Chicago Public Media acquisition of the legacy newspaper. No reason was given in the statement announcing her departure […]

Better Government Association appoints Warmbir investigations editor

The following excerpt was sent out: Steve Warmbir, former interim editor in chief of the Chicago Sun-Times, is joining the Better Government Association as its investigations editor, the BGA announced today. Warmbir has more than two decades of experience reporting and editing some of the most high-impact investigations in the storied history of Chicago journalism. […]

Avery to cover state government and politics for the Review-Journal

  Taylor R. Avery has joined the Las Vegas Review-Journal as NV state capital bureau reporter to cover state government and politics. Recently, she was an intern at the Chicago Sun-Times, where she wrote in-depth enterprise news articles on Illinois governments. She also interned at USA Today, Nevada News Alliance, Reno Gazette-Journal and Los Angeles […]

Chicago Sun-Times taps Kho as executive editor

The Chicago Sun-Times has appointed Jennifer Kho executive editor, making her the first woman and the first person of color to lead the newsroom. Kho formerly served as managing editor of HuffPost and the Guardian U.S. Some text from the site reads: “I couldn’t be more excited to join the historic Chicago Sun-Times at this […]