Chicago Tribune hires Hilles as north suburban reporter

Chloe Hilles has joined the Chicago Tribune as a reporter for the Lake County News-Sun. Recently, she was a local government reporter at Lee Enterprises’ La Crosse Tribune in Wisconsin. Hilles also reported on environmental justice effects of coal ash regulated by the Tennessee Valley Authority for The Energy News Network at Northwestern University Medill […]

Chicago Tribune seeks a general assignment/food reporter

The Chicago Tribune is hiring a general assignment reporter with a focus on the food and drink industries. The position will be rooted in food journalism in the Chicago area and the Midwest, with an emphasis on breaking food-related news, restaurant and dining industry trends, as well as useful dining guides and lists. This will […]

Chicago Tribune seeks a reporter, City Hall

The Chicago Tribune is looking for an aggressive reporter to join its City Hall team at the largest news organization in the Midwest. This reporter will be responsible for day-to-day news coverage on one of the most exciting and competitive political beats in the nation, joining a team that aims to break news and provide […]

Pratt moves to investigations at the Chicago Tribune

Gregory Pratt, a city hall reporter at The Chicago Tribune has moved to the investigative team. Pratt wrote on X/Twitter: “Covering City Hall the past five years has been an honor and privilege. I feel good about the work I’ve done to inform, expose, and entertain, but it’s time for a new adventure.” He has […]

Chicago Sun-Times names Rodriguez politics and government editor

The Chicago Sun-Times has hired Alex Rodriguez as a politics and government editor. Commenting on his new role, he said: “I’m very much looking forward to this new challenge. At the core of journalism in Chicago, Illinois, and D.C. is government and politics. Holding politicians accountable for their actions and decisions, and government for how it spends […]

Chicago Tribune seeks an editorial board member

The Tribune has a vacancy on its editorial board for an experienced journalist.  Duties include writing editorials, participating in board meetings with local and national figures and candidates for political office, scheduling editorials and some editing of regular columnists and op-ed contributors. Opinion staffers function very much as a team with much sharing of duties; it […]

Chicago Tribune hires Charles as police reporter

Sam Charles has joined the Chicago Tribune as a reporter to cover the Chicago police department and other criminal justice topics. Recently, Charles was an investigative producer at Nexstar-owned WGN-TV Ch.9, in Chicago. Before that, he reported for eight years at the Tribune. Charles has a B.A. in journalism from Columbia College Chicago. You can […]

Former Chicago Tribune EIC McMahon joins StartupNation

Colin McMahon has been appointed chief operating officer at StartupNation, where he will oversee the daily functions and supervise the editorial and product teams while also working with sales and marketing. Recently, McMahon worked as an independent consultant with publishers, newsrooms and startups to develop audiences and build businesses. He was editor in chief and […]

Washington to write column for Chicago Tribune

Laura Washington, one of Chicago’s most prominent political commentators, is leaving the Chicago Sun-Times after over 20 years to write a weekly column for the Chicago Tribune’s opinion section. 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. Washington […]

Tribune hires Crain’s Chicago’s Quig to cover Cook County government

The Chicago Tribune has tapped A.D. Quig to cover Cook County government. She joins from Crain’s Chicago Business, where she was a government and politics reporter. Prior to that, she worked as a reporter and producer covering Chicago politics for the digital trade publication The Daily Line, aimed at government insiders via newsletter, social media, […]