Growing Community Media seeks a news reporter

Growing Community Media is looking for its next full-time reporter in Oak Park. This is a premier beat for its flagship news site, Wednesday Journal. We’re looking for a fearless journalist who aims to hold the powerful accountable, who loves local news and who can tease out the best story, whether it’s a brief, daily, […]

Growing Community Media seeks a managing editor

Growing Community Media, a nonprofit news organization covering Chicago’s Greater West Side and near western suburbs, seeks a Managing Editor to lead our award-winning community newsroom. The Managing Editor will lead Growing Community Media’s team of six reporters, key freelancers, photographers and digital and design colleagues to build our daily digital reporting and weekly print […]

Dozens of local journalists gather in support of nonprofit Journal

Some two dozen journalists from Oak Park and River Forest, Illinois gathered Dec. 12 to support Wednesday Journal’s coming switch from profit to a new non-profit called Growing Community Media. Both working and retired journalists and reporters and some journalism school professors gathered at a local cafe to learn more about the plan. During the […]