Chicago Newsroom 2.0

Mass Exodus: Why Are Companies Leaving Chicago?

Program Air Date: 02/07/2024

Program Overview

Host Andrea Zopp takes a deep dive into the significant trend of companies relocating their headquarters away from Chicago, sparking a vital conversation about the city’s future. Journalists Jamie Nesbitt Golden and Samantha Thomas join the discussion, offering their insights on the implications of these moves for Chicago’s economic landscape and community. The episode also features an engaging one-on-one with ComEd’s Workforce Development Manager, Laticia Holbert, exploring the future of workforce development and the strategies to navigate these changes. This episode provides a comprehensive look at the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for Chicago.