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Updated September 23, 2020

Job posting: Associate Editor

The Chicago Reader, the city’s illustrious free alternative paper, is hiring an Associate Editor. Duties include editing, copy editing, and fact-checking, as well as general production support. Some reporting and writing may also be included. The ideal candidate will have experience in a professional newsroom, the ability to meet and enforce deadlines, and strong organizational skills. 

This yearlong, full-time position is grant-funded. The Reader is a remote workforce, but Chicago-based candidates are preferred. 

The compensation package includes full benefits and a salary of $42,000. Please send a resume, cover letter summarizing your experience and what makes you the ideal candidate, and clips—either as links or attachments—to The deadline for applications is 11:59 PM on Wednesday, October 14

Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. The Reader is committed to creating a collaborative environment that celebrates the diversity of our staff. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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