Charlie Johnson spent most of the last 10 years at the Chicago Tribune, working first as a digital producer for national/world news and then as a Tribune homepage editor and highly unofficial Twitter bureau chief. He also wrote stories on Chicago and Tribune history, live-blogged major news events, including presidential elections, and later worked as a reporter on the Metro desk. He co-led the paper's union drive in 2017-2018. In May, he started classes as an Honors Scholar at Chicago-Kent College of Law.
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