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METPRO – Chicago Tribune Deadline Jan. 31

METPRO: The Chicago Tribune is accepting applications for Metpro, a salaried newsroom training program for high-potential, highly motivated aspiring journalists with diverse backgrounds or life experiences.

The candidate selected will receive six months of training at the Chicago Tribune starting in the fall. He/she will learn from experienced journalists about writing, interviewing, researching and covering beats while writing articles for the Chicago Tribune.

This will be followed by 18 months in a resident reporter position. Mentoring and periodic evaluations will continue throughout the program.

After successful completion of the training, it is expected that this reporter’s performance will result in a staff position being offered. Applicants should be beginning journalists, preferably with a college degree, and legally eligible to work in the United States. Application instructions are available at Application deadline is Jan. 31.