Features Writer Jobs
By Chicago Public Media At Chicago, IL, United States
Bachelor's degree – or equivalent professional experience – in journalism, communications, entertainment, or a related field.
Producing factually accurate and original stories
Report clearly, accurately, and fairly to deliver fully sourced news stories on tight deadlines
Observe Chicago culture for interesting people, creations, and trends
Work collaboratively with editors and other reporters
Track record of producing factually accurate and original stories. Please submit clips via links in your resume or cover letter.

Are you a creative wordsmith with a passion for storytelling? We are looking for a Features Writer to join our team and help us create compelling stories that capture the attention of our readers. As a Features Writer, you will be responsible for researching, writing, and editing feature articles that showcase the unique personalities and stories of our subjects. You will have the opportunity to work with a variety of topics, from business and finance to lifestyle and entertainment. If you are a talented writer with an eye for detail and a knack for crafting engaging stories, then this is the job for you!


A features writer is a journalist who specializes in writing feature stories for newspapers, magazines, and websites. Features writers typically research and write stories that are longer than traditional news stories, and they often focus on topics that are more in-depth and complex. Features writers may also write profiles of people, places, or events, as well as reviews of products, services, or entertainment. They may also write opinion pieces or provide commentary on current events. Features writers must be able to conduct research, interview sources, and write compelling stories that engage readers.