Chris Fusco

Former Executive Editor

Chris Fusco became editor-in-chief of the Chicago Sun-Times in October 2017 and was named executive editor in 2020. Before that, he served as the news organization’s managing editor and was a reporter for 16 years, producing numerous investigative reports involving government corruption, crime, child welfare, transportation, nursing home care and other subjects. Fusco is the recipient of more than a dozen local and several national journalism honors, including the George Polk Award for local reporting, which he shared with colleagues Tim Novak and Carol Marin in 2014.

The coronavirus has taken its toll on live events. So we’re pausing the WeekendPlus section in our print product for now, shifting those pages to other days of the week to keep our entertainment coverage strong.
Maybe you can’t pick up our paper at the grocery store as often as you used to. Maybe you’ll want to take us with you on vacation when normalcy resumes. Either way, our new e-paper — with full website access — is for you.
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To jumpstart your weekend entertainment planning, we’re moving Weekend Plus to Thursdays in our print editions. Well, our health and wellness section, is moving to Sundays.
A special section in today’s paper highlights the work of community partners who make a difference — and the Sun-Times Charity Trust.
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When Rahm Emanuel announced he would not be running for re-election, it was all hands on deck in the Sun-Times newsroom to cover the story. The timing was tough. Our veteran City Hall reporter, Fran Spielman, was out of country, so her beat now belonged to everyone.
Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday ordered a clout-heavy Chicago TV and movie studio to give back a $10 million state grant that his predecessor, Pat Quinn,
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