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Meet us at upcoming professional conferences

July 8, 2015

Medill students, faculty and staff will be attending several conferences across the U.S. this summer and fall to share information on our innovative programs in undergraduate journalism, graduate journalism and integrated marketing communications


Conference calendar

Excellence in Journalism (Radio Television Digital News Association, Society of Professional Journalists and National Association of Hispanic Journalists)
Sept. 18-20
Orlando, Florida
Orlando World Center Marriott

Medill representatives:
Sarahmaria Gomez, Lecturer
Jasmine Leonas, Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications
Belinda Clarke, Director of Alumni Relations and Engagement
Jerry Donahue, Assistant Director of Career Services


Online News Association
Sept. 24-26
Los Angeles
Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Los Angeles

Medill representatives:
Belinda Clarke, Director of Alumni Relations and Engagement
Julie Collins, Associate Director of Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid


Public Relations Student Society of America
Nov. 8-10
Atlanta
Marriott Marquis Hotel Atlanta

Medill representative:

Rebecca Slater, Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid


Past Events

Native American Journalists Association
July 9-11
Washington, D.C.
Hyatt Crystal City

Medill representative:
Professor Loren Ghiglione


National Association of Black Journalists

Aug. 5-9
Minneapolis
Hilton Minneapolis and Minneapolis Convention Center

Medill representatives:
Professor Charles Whitaker
Melissa Sersland, Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid
Jasmine Leonas, Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications


Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
Aug. 6-9
San Francisco
Marriott Marquis Hotel San Francisco

Medill representative:
Kaitlyn Thompson, Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications


Asian American Journalists Association
Aug. 12-15
San Francisco
Hyatt Regency Hotel

Medill representatives:
Associate Professor Mei-Ling Hopgood
Kaitlyn Thompson, Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications
Julie Collins, Associate Director of Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid
Melissa Sersland, Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid


National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association
Sept. 3-6
San Francisco
Westin St. Francis Hotel in Union Square

Medill representatives:
Professor Douglas Foster
Karla Davis, Director of Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid
Belinda Clarke, Director of Alumni Relations and Engagement


If you have questions regarding a conference, please contact Karla Davis, Director of Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid, at 847-467-1238 or karla.davis1@northwestern.edu. To apply to our graduate programs in journalism or integrated marketing communications or learn more about who we are, visit our website.