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Chicago, IL
Scott L. Powers
Editor, Entertainment
My Role

Coordinate and manage local and national entertainment coverage online and in print for the Chicago Tribune. I also coordinate entertainment coverage between other Tribune-owned newspapers.
My Biography

Scott Powers joined The Chicago Tribune in 2000 and was named Entertainment Editor in 2002, overseeing the Sunday Arts & Entertainment section as well as daily arts and entertainment coverage throughout the newspaper. Prior to the Tribune, Scott was Arts Editor at the Boston Globe, Entertainment Editor and Assistant Managing Editor/Features at the Chicago Sun-Times. His other newspaper jobs include: Sunday Editor at the Cleveland Press and News Editor at the Troy (N.Y.) Times-Record. Scott has also worked in magazines, as a founding associate editor for Northern Ohio Live, founding editor of Signals, a business technology magazine published by Ameritech (now part of SBC) and Editorial Director for Hill & Knowlton’s custom publishing unit. He has an undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and a master’s degree from Kent State University, where he wrote his thesis on arts criticism. Scott is currently an adjunct lecturer at DePaul University, where he teaches a graduate course in arts reporting and criticism.
My Interests

Family, digital, music, baseball