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Block Club Chicago Job Openings

Senior Editor of Investigations: Block Club is hiring an experienced, results-driven, passionate investigative editor to lead our new investigative team. Block Club’s first Senior Editor of Investigations will lead the team in identifying stories and data that warrant further investigation, overseeing all stages of editorial production for these projects. This team will cover all of Chicago, with extra attention directed to coverage of the South and West sides. The new investigative team will concentrate on journalistic work that roots out corruption, wrongdoing and inequality. This enterprising editor knows how to find stories that matter to our neighbors, how to get answers and how to get results. More.

Operations Coordinator: Block Club Chicago is hiring an operations coordinator to help optimize our work and supercharge our organization for growth. This role offers early- to mid-career candidates an exciting opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a fast-growing news organization that’s been recognized as one of the most promising new models for collaborative local journalism in the United States. More.

West Side Reporter: Block Club is looking for a full-time reporter to cover the city’s West Side. This is a beat reporting position, and the beat is a group of West Side neighborhoods including North Lawndale, Austin and Garfield Park. You’ll be expected to cover everything from local school council meetings and community policing efforts to restaurant openings and real estate developments. Night meetings are common. This is not a 9–5 job (though it is typically Monday-Friday). More.