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Jane Hirt

Chicago, IL, USA
Freelance Consultant — Freelance
Covers:  chicago sports, metro chicago business, metro chicago investigative, local entertainment, metro chicago news
Doesn't Cover: gardening, cooking, fashion, non chicago tourism, general features, travel

Consultant, ex-Chicago Tribune managing editor/VP. Ex-RedEye editor. Chicagoan. Journalist. Mentor. Nebraska native. 80s child. jjhirt@sbcglobal.net

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Jane Hirt is the managing editor and vice president of the Chicago Tribune, a job she has held since August 2008. Her responsibilities include supervising the news-gathering operation for the newspaper, chicagotribune.com and other digital platforms, and hiring and supervising the reporters, edit...

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@JaneHirt — 4,480 followers, 3,646 tweets

Sep 23, 2017

Thanks for the follow @gejascafe. I remember you fondly from my first trip to Chicago 30 years ago, on an h.s. French club trip. https://t.co/Muf7TNIdun

Sep 08, 2017

RT @NWLNetwork: Have you registered for the Fall Conference yet? Be sure and register by Oct. 1 to secure your spot. https://t.co/X6DEILczSy

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporter for the Daily Nebraskan.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! Manual, even.

How is social media changing news?

News reaches a lot of people it never reached before.