ChicagoSide brings you the best Chicago sports in town.
Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Eig brings together the city’s best sportswriters each day to come up with the lead features—in-depth profiles, strong opinion pieces, on-the-street videos, and more.
On Dec. 9, 2011, Time Out Chicago‘s media maven Robert Feder broke the first story on ChiSide, “…which may turn out to be the most game-changing addition to the sports media scene since the Score debuted on radio 20 years ago next month.”
Jonathan Eig, Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder: Jon is the New York Times best-selling author of three books: “Luckiest Man,” “Opening Day,” and, most recently, “Get Capone.” In addition to his books, he has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Esquire. He has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, NPR, and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He lives in Chicago with his wife and children.
Solomon Lieberman, Creative Director and Co-Founder: Sol is a digital strategist, designer and journalist. Before ChiSide, Sol led the strategic digital development of the Chicago-based Better Government Association, and he worked as a freelance editor, writer and consultant. He has an M.S.J. from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, where he met his wife, Gabrielle.
Josh Lowitz, Advisor: After a decade as a retailer, Josh has spent the past 10+ years working to help great companies grow. He has taught courses as an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and in the MBA program at UIC. Josh is a graduate of Brown University and Harvard Business School and lives in Chicago with his wife and two children.
Seth Bernstein, Associate Editor: Seth is a sports broadcaster who specializes in social media. He spent three summers as a play-by-play broadcaster for the Cotuit Kettleers in the Cape Cod Baseball League. He has also broadcast games for WNUR Sports, Northwestern Athletics, and the Big Ten Digital Network. He lives in Chicago and holds a B.S.J. from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
Brian Sandalow, Editor-at-Large: Brian is a sports writer and editor based in Chicago who also contributes to the Associated Press. For five years he was in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, covering professional hockey and high school football before leaving in December. He lives in Skokie and is a graduate of the University of Missouri.
Evan F. Moore, Senior Writer: Evan is a Chicago-based freelance journalist whose work has appeared in the Red Eye,Gapers Block, The Hockey Writers, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Chicago Now, Time Out Chicago, and Community Media Workshop’s We Are Not Alone/No Estamos Solos project on youth violence. More of his work can be found on his website.