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Call for entries: James Foley Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism

The Medill Medal is awarded to the individual or team of journalists working for a U.S. based media outlet who best displays moral, ethical or physical courage in the pursuit of a story or series of stories. There is a $5,000 prize associated with the award. We encourage all journalists to submit articles written in 2014, or nominate a peer to do so, before March 30.



Bylines help English Taylor (IMC14) land Ogilvy Content Strategist role

For English Taylor (IMC14), it’s all about the content. The recent IMC graduate took classes in journalism and pitched publications like The Atlantic while at Medill to “differentiate herself” from other applicants. Her story, “Eyebrows, Why?” about Frida Kahlo, got her noticed by Ogilvy - she starts her new role there as a Content Strategist in February.


The winter issue of the Medill Magazine features journalist James Foley

This issue, on stands now, highlights Northwestern’s memorial service for journalist James Foley (MSJ08), Medill graduate students’ collaboration with USA TODAY on an investigation into USAID, alumni in Milwaukee and the first James Foley Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism recipient Matthieu Aikins.


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