About Jon Seidel

For more than a decade, Jon Seidel has been reporting news in and around the Chicago area. He’s covered crime and politics, written about joy and heartache, and delivered the news in a way that is fast, accurate and fair.

Seidel’s work has taken him from City Hall in Gary, Ind., to the streets of Chicago. He covered state government in Illinois and Indiana, as well as the 2012 murder trial of Drew Peterson. He won the Peter Lisagor Award twice.

Today Seidel covers federal courts for the Chicago Sun-Times. He’s a member of the Chicago Headline Club’s board of directors and a graduate of Ball State University in Muncie, Ind.