Walker Burke will oversee the station’s newsroom freelance program.
Chicago Public Media did not disclose the price for the Sun-Times.
Last October, the two parties entered into a non-binding letter of intent to have the Sun-Times become a subsidiary of Chicago Public Media once they finalized...
Media reporter Roger Feder said that while nothing has been finalized the two sides feel strongly that a deal would enhance the two newsrooms.
"McDaniels withdrew from the position due to allegations of sexual harassment by a former reporter and complaints about the workplace culture at her previous station."