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Richard Hainey

Richard Hainey (BSJ45, MSJ45) died in 1994. Hainey started his journalism career at the Chicago Herald-American and later joined the Chicago Tribune, where he worked for 27 years and eventually became executive editor of its afternoon edition. During his time at the Tribune, Hainey taught editing and reporting part time at Medill. He took early retirement from the Tribune and joined Medill as a professor and head of the newspaper sequence, where he taught full time for 14 years.