The Chicago Sun-Times is the hardest-working paper in America, covering the stories and issues that matter most to Chicago’s working women and men with depth, integrity, and grit. Winner of eight Pulitzer Prizes, the Sun-Times features hard-hitting investigative reporting, in-depth political coverage, insightful sports analysis, entertainment reviews and cultural commentary, both in print and online.
We are looking to hire a transportation reporter to provide comprehensive coverage of Chicago-area mass transit, aviation and highway systems, closely following the governmental agencies and politicians responsible for local transportation systems. The reporter will write for the consumer, commuter and taxpayer with a focus on everything from service and security to contracting and policy. Breaking news will also be part of the beat at times. Following elected and appointed governing boards is part of the job, as is strong, engaging enterprise reporting, and an understanding of Chicago as a national transportation hub.
· Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays
· A focus on producing accurate and factual stories
· Three years of experience as a reporter
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Sun-Times newsroom is currently working remotely. When feasible, the position will be based out of the Sun-Times’ newsroom in Chicago.
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