Thursday, December 20, 2012

City Fever: Sun Times Will Run Suburban Papers from Chicago

English: Chicago Sun-Times building in Chicago...
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Crain's Chicago Business (www.chicagobusiness.com) is reporting that the Sun-Times Media Group ("STMG") will run its suburban newspaper operations from its flagship Chicago Sun-Times headquarters.

Reporters at the roughly 40 suburban Illinois newspapers, including the Evanston Review, (Aurora/Naperville) Beacon-News and Glencoe News, will file their stories remotely to editors at Sun-Times HQ from their various communities. Sun-Times Editor-in-Chief  and former Starship commander Jim Kirk hopes to complete the transfer by the end of the first quarter of 2013.

No word on whether centralizing operations at the Sun-Times River North location will result in staff layoffs, though Kirk indicated that streamlining procedures could create job redundancies.


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