Ruthie Kott has been the editor of Key: This Week in Chicago since July. In this role, she chooses and assigns stories for the magazine. She also writes stories and creates content for the magazine’s blog and social media presence. In addition to her current role, she also freelances and has had work appear in Redeye, Newcity, Refinery29, Eater Chicago, CBS Chicago and Gapers Block. Kott previously worked as alumni news editor at the University of Chicago. Prior to that, she was an assistant to the alumni news director at the university.
She has a bachelor’s degree in sociology and anthropology from Colgate University, and a master’s degree in social sciences from the University of Chicago.
Ruthie Kott, editor
Key: This Week in Chicago