435 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL
312-222-4499 (work); 312-401-1746 (cel)
John Owens
Editor, Video
My Role

I am a multimedia producer/photo editor for the Chicago Tribune. In this capacity, I shoot, edit and produce videos for the Tribune, chicagotribune.com, WGN-TV and CLTV. I am also an online photo editor (for chicagotribune.com) and weekend photo assignment editor.
My Biography

I am a multimedia journalist who has worked on a variety of projects in the Chicago-area over the past 20-plus years at the Chicago Tribune, Fox and CLTV. My non-fiction video productions have earned me an Emmy award, three additional Emmy nominations and a number of additional honors. In addition, I am a print journalist who has worked on a variety of Chicago-based news, features and sports stories for the Tribune, the Reader and other periodicals. Currently, I am a member of the Board of Governors for the Chicago/Midwest chapter of the National Television Academy of Arts and Sciences. I am also an educator at City Colleges of Chicago.

My Interests

Biking, music, American history, videography, film theory and history