The Chicago Reader, the city’s illustrious free alt-weekly, is hiring a Social Justice Reporting Fellow to continue our award-winning news and investigative coverage. The ideal candidate will have news reporting experience, a nuanced understanding of the social justice issues our city confronts, and a commitment to social impact journalism.
The yearlong, full-time fellowship will be based out of our office in Bronzeville. The Fellow will finish the year with an outstanding portfolio of clips and with the know-how to navigate different career paths in today’s journalism ecosystem.
The compensation package includes full benefits and a salary of $38,000. Please send a resume, cover letter summarizing your experience and what makes you the ideal candidate, and clips—either as links or attachments—to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for applications is 11:59 PM Friday, March 13.
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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