Work with us at the new Chicago Sun-Times

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.  Using new, multi-platform production and delivery capabilities, we will meet our news consumers where they are and provide our advertising partners with real value.  We are a results-driven team looking for people who can make a 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.


Retail Merchandiser

Merchandisers ensure that products appear in the right store at the appropriate time and in the correct quantities. This involves working closely with the newspaper analytics team to accurately forecast trends, plan stock levels and monitor performance. Position is part-time and requires a car. Individuals will be assigned by region for the performance of their duties. Learn more about this position.


Senior WordPress Developer

We’re seeking experienced WordPress Developers to continually improve our digital presentation, functionality, and usability. These individuals will have a very strong understanding of WordPress architecture, can build custom themes from scratch and connect third-party systems with APIs. Learn more about this position.


Executive Editor, Chicago Reader

Take the lead at Chicago’s alternative weekly, the READER, where arts, politics and social justice are staple content. We’re seeking an editorial innovator to support that mission, while expanding the brand in new digital directions to grow audience. Learn more about this position.

Asst. Audience Engagement Editor 

Responsible for optimizing the content of our daily news gathering for our websites, app and social media platforms. You’ll also oversee our newsletters with the overall goal of increasing traffic to our website. Learn more about this position.

Program Host

This is a unique opportunity for a candidate with an engaging on-air presence and a curiosity about all things Chicago — especially its vibrant food, entertainment and cultural scene. Learn more about this position.

Deputy Managing Editor, Evenings

Responsible for being the newsroom’s top decision maker in the late-afternoon and into the night, working alongside content producers, the audience team, print desk and other editors. The successful candidate will ensure that both the digital and print products reflect the high-quality journalism for which the Sun-Times is known. Learn more about this position.

Transportation Reporter

Responsible for helping readers survive some of the most important parts of their day: the commute — whether it’s driving, taking the train, or riding the bus or a bike. Learn more about this position.

Digital Media Specialist

Responsible for supporting the studio and production needs of the newsroom by helping reporters create engaging talk shows, special programming and podcasting; providing technical support for daily production of video, audio and graphics for the newsroom’s social media and online platforms and more. Learn more about this position.


Financial Analyst, Newsroom

This is an exciting opportunity for a someone who loves working in the fast-paced environment of news and information. We’re looking for someone who knows their way around an Excel spreadsheet, enjoys number crunching,  has strong organizational skills, is a resourceful problem solver, possesses a positive attitude and plays to win. Learn more about this position.


Account Executive, Media Sales

Account Executive is an exciting and challenging position. You will work with a high-performing sales team responsible for selling comprehensive programs to regional clients utilizing the Chicago Sun-Times portfolio. Learn more about this position.