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Trib Nation Manager
Responsible for opening pathways between the Chicago Tribune newsroom and the communities it covers, James Janega manages the Trib Nation blog, conducts monthly community conversation working lunches on coverage topic areas, and in general makes it easier to be in touch with the Chicago Tribune.
Trib Nation Manager James Janega is involved in the Chicago Tribune’s growth as an interactive, 21st-century news organization. As a reporter, he has covered city and science, weather and politics, and has done reporting from Iraq, Afghanistan and the Gulf Coast. His decade at the Tribune spans cultural shifts in the news business, foreign coverage and adopting social media in a storied newsroom. Plus: @JamesJanega knows what it’s like to work closely with the Tribune’s web ambassador, Colonel Tribune.
Chicago, jazz music, canoeing and backpacking, parenthood, languages, beachcombing, truth and sandwiches.
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