Writing & Editing Report: Groupon has more than 400 writers and editors on staff The Chicago-based company’s editorial staff is almost larger than that of the Chicago Tribune. By Michael SebastianJune 1, 2011 SHARE What he meant—and what I didn’t realize at the time—is that Chicago-based Groupon employs many of the city’s would-be comedians, actors, artists, and poets. According to a long New York Times story about the daily-deal company: To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.