After graduating the University of Illinois, she worked for 7 years as reporter and legal affairs writer for the Daily Herald. Since 2004 she covered federal courts for Chicago Sun-times. She covered high-profile trials of Rod Blagojevich, George Ryan, Tony Rezko, Conrad Black, Matthew F. Hale, and others. The "Blago" affair is covered in her 2012 book, Only in Chicago. In July 2012 she was reassigned to cover politics, succeeding Abdon Pallasch. Natasha Korecki maintained The Blago Blog at Sun-Times, which covered the investigation of Rod Blagojevich and related cases.
- Natasha Korecki, "Only in Chicago: How the Rod Blagojevich Scandal Engulfed Illinois; Embroiled Barack Obama, Rahm Emanuel, and Jesse Jackson, Jr.; and Enthralled the Nation" 2012, ISBN 9781572844254
- Tolchin, Martin; Tolchin, Susan J. (2011). Pinstripe patronage: political favoritism from the clubhouse to the White house and beyond. Paradigm Publishers. p. 19. ISBN 9781594515927. Retrieved 24 December 2012.
- "With Blago book on the docket, Korecki shifts to politics", by Robert Feder Jul 29, 2012, accessed November 19, 2012
- The Blago Blog