Associate Editor

Chicago Star Media

Chicago, Illinois

Date Posted August 02, 2022
Industry Newspapers / Wires, Digital Media
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $43,000-$100,000


Chicago Star Media, a growing media company based out of downtown Chicago, is looking for a talented associate editor to join our staff. This is an exciting, fast-paced role that comes with countless opportunities for professional development and advancement. 

As part of our team, the associate editor will work closely with our writers to develop content for our website, weekly newsletter and monthly print publication, the Chicago Star. The associate editor will have many opportunities to participate in news coverage as well, including attending city press conferences, business openings and other major events around Chicago. This is a unique opportunity to work in local journalism and help lead a popular, fast-growing print product that focuses on positive news to uplift the communities it serves.

The associate editor will also play a significant role in developing and executing Chicago Star Media's vision by building relationships with advertising clients and establishing strong networks with Chicago professionals and corporations. Other responsibilities include managing the publication's distribution, maintaining our website and social media accounts and assisting with other administrative duties as needed. 

The ideal candidate is a skilled editor and writer with excellent organizational and communication skills. A bachelor's degree in journalism or communications is required. Local candidates are strongly encouraged to apply, and at least two years of prior experience in journalism, public relations, marketing or a comparable field is preferred.

Compensation for this position is competitive based on experience.

Please send a resume, cover letter and three of your best writing samples to Chicago Star Media Publisher and Editor Elaine Hyde at

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