Description:

The Chicago News Cooperative produces public-interest journalism focused on Chicago, its politics and policy, culture and the arts, and the diverse communities of the metropolitan area.

Begun:

2009

Website:http://www.chicagonewscoop.org/
Office Location:70 East Lake St., #810 Chicago, IL
Structure:

501 (c)(3) organization status pending

Founder:

James O’Shea

Executive Director:

James O’Shea (executive editor)

Approximate number of full-time staff:

11

Number with prior professional journalism experience:

10

Annual operating budget:

$1.4 million

Annual salaries posted, or accessible via 990 form:

No

Editorial/ethics policy statement:

"We adhere to the ethics and diversity policies of The New York Times."

Diversity statement:

"We adhere to the ethics and diversity policies of The New York Times."

IRS 990 form posted on website:

No

Major donors disclosed:

Yes

INN Member:

No

Awards:

City hall bureau chief won a Peter Lisagor award for his city hall coverage, and columnist James Warren won Education Writers of America first-place award for small market opinion. Warren also was a finalist in the ASNE writing awards, and Maribeh Knight was a Lisagor finalist for feature-writing.

Contact:

info@chicagonewscoop.org



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