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Award and Recognition

Annual award honors outstanding public interest magazine journalism

Medill Foley Medal Recipient Hannah Dreier

Correspondent Hannah Dreier, who was awarded the 2016 James Foley Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism for her reporting in Venezuela, will speak on Sept. 22.

Click above for links to watch the 2017 Medill graduate ceremonies live via webcast on Saturday, June 17

IMC Certificate Students win EFFIE Award

Ben Hwang, Zaayer Merchant and Isabel Ngan won top honors at the 2017 Collegiate EFFIE Awards for their IMC plan for corporate sponsor Pace Foods, a division of Campbell’s.

2016 James Foley Medill Medal for Courage Awardee Hannah Dreier

Dreier awarded the medal for her coverage of the recurring turmoil in Venezuela

Medill Senior Rachelle Hampton

Rachelle Hampton (BSJ17) will receive the $4,000 prize for this annual competition that honors a Medill student’s analysis of propaganda or distortion of the truth in journalism

Cover Image for From Damascus to Chicago

Award-winning documentary From Damascus to Chicago will air on the June 26 season premiere of POV on PBS

FPA Scholarship Recipients Jingnan Huo and Shen Lu

Jingnan Huo received a first-place award of $10,000 and Shen Lu received a second-place award of $7,000

The Ida B. Wells Award is given to any individual who has increased the hiring, promotion and/or news coverage of underrepresented groups.

Three graduate students received $5,000 scholarships from the White House Correspondents’ Association

Shane Bauer of Mother Jones Magazine

Bauer and Mother Jones Editor Clara Jeffery (MSJ93) to speak about reporting “My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard” on Friday, May 19

Jonathan Addleton

Recipients to visit campus for panel discussion May 18

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