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Editor, Suburban Tribune
I'm the editor of the Tribune's Suburban News Group, comprised of six dailies, 32 weeklies and TribLocal. Our reporters cover news, sports and features from the Wisconsin line south into Indiana. Our offices are in Merrillville, Oak Forest, Aurora, Schaumburg and Chicago.
A graduate of Northern Illinois and Sangamon State University, Jurik was a reporter for 15 years at the Knoxville (Tenn.) Journal, Lansing (Mich.) State Journal, Kansas City Star and Daily Southtown, covering government, crime and courts. He became Southtown sports editor in 1999. Jurik has been an editor in metro for the Tribune since 2003.