Welcome to Gazette Chicago, the award-winning monthly newspaper that serves the Bridgeport/Armour Square/Canaryville, Bronzeville/Near South Side, Chinatown, East Pilsen, Heart of Chicago, Near West Side/Tri-Taylor, South Loop, West Haven, West Loop, University Village/UIC South Campus, communities of Chicago, IL.
As part of our coverage area, we also distribute throughout the Illinois Medical Center District, which includes the UI Health, Rush University, John H. Stroger Cook County, and Jesse Brown VA medical centers. The IMD is the largest medical center in the world.
One of the few independent community newspapers left in Chicago, since 1983 Gazette Chicago has defended the interests of neighborhood residents, organizations, and business people against those who would try to exploit them. Gazette Chicago is committed to venerable journalistic principles often missing from today’s corporate-owned media: we tell all sides of the story in our unbiased news coverage, and we endeavor to comfort the afflicted (and often, therefore, afflict the comfortable) in our editorials.
Gazette Chicago staff members are veteran professional journalists with experience on a variety of city, suburban, and even national publications. If it’s news from our area, you can be sure Gazette Chicago will cover it in a well-balanced manner.
In addition to concise news and honest editorials, profiles of people and organizations make our coverage area one of Chicago’s most vibrant and popular in which to live, work, and enjoy.
Gazette Chicago‘s slogan is “Ten Great Neighborhoods–One Great Newspaper.” Distributed free of charge in more than 700 strategically placed locations, Gazette Chicago has a circulation of 15,000 copies each month.
In more than 30 years, Gazette Chicago has focused on building bridges among communities, keeping people from being taken advantage of, providing a thorough understanding of politics, and giving a voice to community residents and business owners. We will continue to fulfill and expand on this mission throughout our anniversary year and beyond.
We invite you to explore our website, and to contact us for more information.
Gazette Chicago Staff
Editor and Publisher: Mark J. Valentino
Associate Editor: William S. Bike
Assistant Editor: Anne M. Nordhaus-Bike
Staff: Andrew Adams, Patrick Butler, Nawal Dairi, Dolly Duplantier, Sheila Elliot, Susan Fong, Rodrigo Hernandez, Evita Hofmann, Lisa R. Jenkins, Robert Kingett, Kayla Kirshenbaum, Jane Lawicki, Madeline Makoul, Jose Mesarina, Joseland Nixon, Rick Romano, Amy Rothblatt, Ivette Sandoval, Jennifer Santoyo, Susan S. Stevens, Igor Studenkov, Gabriella Valentino, Monica M. Walk, Marie Balice-Ward, David Warren, Peter Winslow, Nathan Worcester
Business Manager: Carmen Valentino
Advertising Manager: Julie Becker
Photographers: Alexander Giraldo, Christopher Valentino
Graphic Design: Kim Arias, Julie Becker
Circulation: Shylo Keck, Jacob Urbanowski, Anthony Valentino