Thanks for your interest in working at the Chicago Sun-Times. We’re determined to listen to — and engage with — the hard-working people of Chicago to bring them news coverage that matters. We are a results-driven team looking for people who can make an impact. If you are creative, hard-working, talented and eager to build a new kind of media company for our city, we’d like to hear from you!
Please apply for one position only. You will be considered for any other opening in which your qualifications fit the job requirements.
Senior Account Executive
We are looking for someone with product sales experience with a proven track record of building customer relationships and optimizing sales goals to join our advertising sales team. Learn more about this position.
Media Sales Manager
The Media Sales Manager is responsible for increasing home delivery and single-copy print circulation by developing sales and marketing strategies to grow new business and revenue. Learn more about this position.
We seek an innovative leader who can lead the visual direction of the Chicago Sun-Times’ editorial products. This a unique opportunity to lead an influential local news outlet in an innovative, exciting market at a time when the Sun-Times has joined Chicago Public Media, become a nonprofit, and adopted a membership model without a paywall. We want our visual identity to reflect our new direction and showcase the work of our fantastic team of photographers, designers, and more. Learn more about this position.
Assistant City Editor
We are looking for an experienced assistant city editor responsible for focusing on the Sun-Times’ online news copy to ensure it meets our standards of excellence while supervising a group of reporters and their daily news coverage. The job also might include working some nights and weekends. Learn more about this position.
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 who can create a compelling narrative and has some historical knowledge of the area. You will follow one of America’s best obituary writers now in semi-retirement. Learn more about this position.
Managing Editor, News
In partnership with the Executive Editor, we are looking for an innovative leader who can guide coverage in one of the most exciting and diverse metropolitan areas in America. The Managing Editor would run day-to-day coverage of news, sports, features and investigations as well as plan and coordinate coverage across our digital, print and wire editions. Learn more about this position.
Director of Strategy and Operations
We are looking for a Director of Strategy and Operations who can be part of a newsroom in one of the most exciting and diverse metropolitan areas in America. We are looking for a leader who can plan and collaborate across the newsroom and larger organization, bringing order, inclusivity, and nimbleness to everything we do. Learn more about this position.
We are looking for an innovative leader who can guide local business, work, and money coverage in one of the most exciting and diverse metropolitan areas in America. 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. Learn more about this position.
Chicago Public Media is seeking an Interactives Editor to join CPM’s growing data journalism team. The editor will work on a team with news editors, reporters, data journalists, and developers to conceptualize, assign and help produce interactive digital stories for the Chicago Sun-Times and WBEZ. The ideal candidate is an experienced journalist with a background in web development and project management who can guide journalists to produce visually compelling stories. Learn more about this position.
General Assignment Reporter
We are seeking an experienced General Assignment Reporter to join our growing newsroom. The General Assignment Reporter will provide breaking and trending news and feature coverage for and about the Chicago metropolitan area. The ideal candidate will be someone who can quickly discern facts from a political news conference or a crime scene as well as write with a fun, engaging voice on cultural trends. You may also be asked to provide multimedia elements for the stories you report. Learn more about this position.
The Chicago Sun-Times offers a paid, full-time summer reporting 10-week internship to a college junior, senior, or recent college graduate who is a person of color. Additionally, the Sun-Times offers a small number of paid and unpaid newsroom internships over the summer and part-time for the spring and fall semesters in the following departments: metro, visual, audience/social media, and sports. Learn more about this position.
Director of Marketing
The Chicago Sun-Times is looking for a Director of Marketing to help us grow our reach, revenue, and impact as a nonprofit news organization. We’re looking for someone who is excited to grow the audience for our independent, local journalism in ways that support long-term sustainability. This means bringing in new readers online and in print, driving user engagement along the path to conversion, and growing awareness about our organization’s brand, history, and future ambitions, locally and nationally. Learn more about this position.