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“The Record North Shore Welcomes Its First New Employee of the Year”

“The Record North Shore Welcomes Its First New Employee of the Year”

The Record is headed in the fitting direction to begin the brand new 12 months, welcoming a brand new addition to its newsroom.

Ryan Osborn, of Winnetka, has joined The Record as director of development and the primary latest full-time worker for The Record because it launched in 2020.

Within the position, Osborn will lead fundraising efforts, working with the editor in chief and board of directors, as The Record continues its path toward sustainability and growth. Osborn is, amongst other things, accountable for developing an annual funding strategy, collaborating with the business community, and organizing and growing Record events, comparable to its annual golf outing.

From The Record’s initial Kickstarter campaign in 2020, Osborn has been an early and proud supporter of our mission.

“Now greater than ever local news serves a critical function in our society,” Osborn said. “I’m thrilled to work with (Editor in Chief Joe Coughlin) to grow a sustainable business that serves my neighbors with trusted information for years to come back.”

The Record is a nonprofit and digital community newsroom that launched in 2020 to revive vital local reporting following the closure of several suburban newspapers. It covers the five communities in Recent Trier Township and Highland Park.

The Record relies on revenue from its readers and native businesses to power its mission: to supply and publish credible, courageous and community-first reporting on a day by day website and regular weekly newsletters. The Record‘s goal is to construct a reliable and sustainable community newsroom that permits a greater informed populace and a more understanding generation of reports consumers.

“We’re thrilled to have Ryan aboard,” Coughlin said. “His expertise and keenness are assets to the community, not only The Record.

“It’s an exciting time at The Record, and Ryan will certainly keep that rolling and help us reach latest heights.”

Osborn has lived in Winnetka together with his wife, Lauren, and three children since 2016. His previous experience includes work with the Washington Post and NBC News, and he’s an energetic member of the Chicago technology start-up community.

If you happen to’re also captivated with supporting local news or when you’re a neighborhood business looking to succeed in The Record’s engaged and growing community of readers, reach out to Ryan Osborn at ryan@threcordns.org.

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