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Steve Johnson

Contributing Editor

Steve Johnson has been a Chicago journalist for more than 35 years. Most of that time, he spent at the Chicago Tribune covering arts, culture, and a range of hard news in the city and suburbs. Since Alden Global Capital took over the paper in June, 2021, he has been a freelance reporter and writer in Chicago.

A native of Chicago raised in New Hampshire, Johnson is a graduate of Brown University with a degree in English and American literature.

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Steve Johnson