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Great place for freelance journalists to work

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Freelance Writer in Tinley Park, IL
Current Employee - Freelance Writer in Tinley Park, IL

I have been working at Sun-Times

Recommends
Recommends

Pros

Good history of news reporting.
Part of Sun-Times Media.
Broad reach

Cons

Due to the financial situation of Sun-Times Media there are currently no full time positions being offered

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Great place to work.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Sun-Times

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    In spite of the immense challenges currently facing the newspaper industry, the Sun-Times News Group is an excellent place to work (if you don't focus on the uncertainties). Almost every colleague I encounter seems incredibly dedicated to helping the company succeed; this kind of commitment creates strong teamwork and a "we're in this together" attitude.

    Cons

    The company is for sale and running out of cash, so job security does not exist right now. Most details of the sale process are not public knowledge (understandably so, but it can be a challenge to stay focused).

    Advice to Management

    Once we move beyond the sale process with new ownership, remember that much of the success and improvement we have seen recently can be attributed to the renewed sense of teamwork, both within and across departments. Put a plan in place that keeps all departments working closely with each other, assisting each other, and contributing to a cohesive organization in the future.


  2. amid the chaos

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Sun-Times

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    newspaper industry in state of total chaos means lots of opportunity

    Cons

    newspaper industry in state of total chaos means lots of difficulties and challenges

    Advice to Management

    better feedback loops needed with front line staff as well as customers and clients and readers. Break the bubble.


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