Injustice Watch makes two new hires

The following excerpt was sent out from Injustice Watch: Injustice Watch is excited to announce that Helga Salinas and Jason Schumer are joining our team this summer. Salinas, an experienced digital journalist, joins us June 1 as our first-ever audience director. In that role, she’ll develop an audience growth strategy and oversee our digital and […]

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 […]

Illinois Press names Bayne acquisitions editor for trade books

Martha Bayne will be leaving her post as managing editor of South Side Weekly to join Illinois Press as an acquisitions editor for trade books. Bayne has also freelanced for Belt Magazine, the Baffler, Buzzfeed, Eater, the Rumpus, the Chicago Reader, the Chicago Tribune, Crain’s Chicago Business, the Chicago Reporter, PRI/The World, and San Juan’s […]

WBEZ appoints Runes data/visuals reporter

WBEZ has tapped Charmaine Runes as a data/visuals reporter. She joins from South Side Weekly where she was director of factchecking. She was also a graduate teaching assistant at the University of Chicago and has also worked as a design and digital services fellow transforming the City of Chicago’s data and digital services. She has […]