Kristin Samuelson
Digital Managing Editor
My Biography

Kristin was born and raised in Chicago and ventured all the way to ... beautiful Missouri for college. She graduated from Truman State University with a degree in Journalism and a minor in Vocal Music in 2005. Later that year, she started her career at the Tribune Company as a production intern for the Spike O'Dell morning-drive program, where she realized getting up at 2 a.m. every day could actually be fun.

Kristin first joined the Chicago Tribune in 2006 as the Editorial Board's coordinator and in November of 2009, she teamed up with Jon Yates as the "Problem Partner" for the What's Your Problem? column. She began reporting for the business section in June 2011.

After that, she joined the Tribune video team as video product manager, helping newsroom journalists find their inner anchor through a multitude of livecasts, including the Tribune's first-ever livecast on election night 2012; facilitating many of the videos that appeared on the; and worked with WGN TV to find useful ways to feature its video on

In Sept. 2013, Kristin joined RedEye as digital managing editor.

Follow her on Twitter at @KSamRedEye
My Interests

Lead singer of HitStorm, a local Chicago cover band.