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Our Alumni

A Powerful Network

When you enroll at Medill, you join a community of more than 16,000 diverse, close-knit alumni who work at the highest levels in journalism, communications, public relations, public policy and related fields. We are proud of their accomplishments and the way they support each other and our students.

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Maria Brock Akil

Mara Brock Akil (BSJ92)
Writer, producer and creator of TV shows such as “Being Mary Jane,” “Girlfriends” and “The Game”

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Peter Alexander

Peter Alexander (BSJ98)
White House correspondent at NBC News

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Bruce Dold

Bruce Dold (BSJ77, MSJ78)
Pulitzer Prize winner, and publisher and editor-in-chief at the Chicago Tribune
Learn more about Dold

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Lisa Garter

Lisa Gartner (BSJ10)
Pulitzer Prize-winning enterprise reporter at the Tampa Bay Times
Learn more about Garter

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Jeremy Gilbert

Jeremy Gilbert (BSJ00, MSJ00)
Director of strategic initiatives at The Washington Post

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Omar Jimenez

Omar Jimenez (BSJ15)
National correspondent for Newsource at CNN

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Todd Johnson

Todd Johnson (BSJ08, MSJ09)
Managing editor at The Grio

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Sheinelle Jones

Sheinelle Jones (BSJ00)
Weekend anchor at the NBC "Today" show

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George R.R. Martin

George R.R. Martin (BSJ70, MSJ71)
Author of “A Song of Ice and Fire” novels, adapted by HBO as “Game of Thrones.”
Learn more about Martin

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Rachel Nichols

Rachel Nichols (BSJ95)
Host of “The Jump” ESPN

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Julie Pace

Julie Pace (BSJ04)
Washington bureau chief and chief White House correspondent at Associated Press

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Laura Schocker

Laura Schocker (BSJ08, MSJ09)
Digital director at Real Simple