Chicago Sun-Times Careers & Internships

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.


Weekend, Special Projects Editor

We’re looking for a versatile, experienced leader to oversee our Sunday print edition and special sections to ensure that they offer a compelling mix of distinctive must-read stories. It’s an important moment as we reorganize our staffing to continue to break news while focusing even more on enterprising stories and investigations that drive conversation and make a difference. The Sunday paper is the print home for some of our biggest stories. Learn more about this position.

Creative Director

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.

Development Reporter

The Sun-Times is looking for a Development reporter whose key focus will be digging into how development projects could change the Chicago area and the impact on transportation, government, the retail industry and the broader economy. Learn more about this position.

Video Editor

The Video Editor will assist the Visual, Audience, Marketing and Sales teams with several aspects of video post-production. The ideal candidate will be someone with editing experience on tight deadlines while being able to switch hats to deliver editorial content to journalistic standards and higher production value content for social media, marketing initiatives, sponsored content, livestreams and other non-editorial work. Learn more about this position.

Small Business Reporter

The Sun-Times is looking for a business reporter whose key focus will be developing stories on Chicago-area small businesses and entrepreneurs. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of the outsized role small businesses play in the economy and have the ambition to cultivate sources through on-the-ground reporting. Learn more about this position.

Digital Copy Editor

The Chicago Sun-Times is looking for an experienced digital copy editor to edit its award-winning website. Applicants must be able to work in a fast-paced, breaking news environment and collaborate with reporters and editors. Learn more about this position.