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Medill hits the road to meet students at summer conferences

Medill students, faculty and staff will be attending several conferences across the U.S. this summer to share information on its innovative Master of Science in Journalism (MSJ) program. We look forward to meeting you at one of the following conferences. You can still apply to join our winter class, beginning in January 2015. For those who are interested, representatives will also be on-site to provide information on our Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) programs. 

Conference calendar

Society of Professional Journalists & Radio Television Digital News Association

Sept. 4 to 6
Nashville, Tennessee
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Conference Center

Medill will host an event for alumni and prospective students on Friday, September 5 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel. You do not need a SPJ conference badge to attend the Medill event.

Medill representatives:
Larry Stuelpnagel, Assistant Professor
Angela Kwan, Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions & Financial Aid
Belinda Lichty Clarke, Director of Alumni Relations & Engagement
Kimberley Cornwell, Associate Director of Career Services


Online News Association
Sept. 25 to 27
Chicago, Illinois
Sheraton Hotel and Towers

Medill will host an event for alumni and prospective students. Details to come.

Medill representatives:
Angela Kwan, Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions & Financial Aid
Jim O'Brien, Director of Career Services
Miranda Mulligan, Executive Director of the Knight Lab
Kaitlyn Thompson, Manager of Web Content & Social Media


Already Represented:

Native American Journalists Association
July 10 to 13
Santa Clara, California
Hyatt Regency

Medill representatives:
Loren Ghiglione, Professor
Elizabeth Hunter, Associate Director of Student Life

National Association of Black Journalists
July 30 to August 3
Boston, Massachusetts
Sheraton Boston Hotel & John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center

Medill representatives:
Charles Whitaker, Professor
Karla Davis, Director of Graduate Admissions & Financial Aid
Julie Collins, Associate Director of Graduate Admissions & Financial Aid
Belinda Lichty Clarke, Director of Alumni Relations & Engagement
Kimberley Cornwell, Associate Director of Career Services


Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
August 6 to 9
Montreal, Canada
Le Centre Sheraton

Medill representative:
Mei-Ling Hopgood, Associate Professor


National Association of Hispanic Journalists
August 7 to 9
San Antonio, Texas
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

Medill representatives:
Sarahmaria Gomez, Lecturer
Julie Collins, Associate Director of Graduate Admissions & Financial Aid
Angela Solis, Assistant Director of Career Services


Asian American Journalists Association
August 13 to 16
Washington, D.C.
Renaissance Hotel, Downtown


Medill representatives:
Mei-Ling Hopgood, Associate Professor
Angela Kwan, Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions & Financial Aid
Kaitlyn Thompson, Manager of Web Content & Social Media


National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association
August 21 to 24
Chicago, Illinois

Medill representatives:
Douglas Foster, Associate Professor
Julie Collins, Associate Director of Graduate Admissions & Financial Aid
Belinda Lichty Clarke, Director of Alumni Relations & Engagement
Ward Belford, Program Assistant for Graduate Admissions & Financial Aid

If you have questions regarding a conference, please contact Angela Kwan, Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid at angela.kwan@northwestern.edu. To apply to the MSJ program, visit our website.