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Chicago, IL
1001 to 5000 employees
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$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Chicago Tribune Media Group (CTMG) is a media and business services company that publishes the Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago Tribune. CTMG also produces related print and interactive media serving Chicagoland like RedEye, Hoy, Chicago Magazine, Naperville Magazine, TribLocal ... Read more

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    I worked at Chicago Tribune full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Very tech-savvy co-workers, with strong knowledge of what is actually happening in the country and world.

    Cons

    Industry is changing, meaning an extremely uncertain future.

    Advice to Management

    Publicly display wages based on specifics of job, not on negotiating skills.

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Chicago Tribune Interviews

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    Business Strategy Analyst Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL).

    Interview

    Applied online through a job posting site. I was contacted within 5 days by their in-house recruitment staff and participated in a phone screen. I then participated in a phone interview with the hiring manager. Next, was an in person interview with the hiring manager and the associated staff. Following that was a phone interview with the director of the department, after which, an offer was made.

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Company Updates

  • Chicago Tribune honored for its exceptional generosity, leadership, and commitment to driving change around social issues impacting the Chicago area.

    The Chicago Tribune Honored with the Ad Council's Crystal Bell Award

    NEW YORK, April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Tribune was recognized with the Ad Council's Crystal Bell award last night at the Newspaper Association of Americas (NAA)'s mediaXchange 2016 in Washington, DC. Each year, this award is presented to a news organization for its extraordinary contributions to the Ad Council's public service campaigns.

  • Congrats on the promotion, John!

    McCormick named to head up Tribune editorial board

    The Chicago Tribune has named John McCormick as editor of the editorial page, the newspaper's influential platform for opinion leadership. McCormick, who as deputy editorial page editor has led the editorial board on an interim basis since February, succeeds Bruce Dold, who was promoted to publisher and editor-in-chief of the Tribune this year.

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