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Aubrey Baron

Aubrey Baron

Adjunct Lecturer

Aubrey Baron teaches multimedia journalism courses. She conducted research for the Medill News Leaders Project 2019, interviewing dozens of industry leaders and helping to write the report focused on sustaining the business of local journalism.

Baron’s experience ranges from covering the stock market in New York City to politics on Capitol Hill. Her writing has been published by The Atlantic, USA Today, Bloomberg News and MarketWatch. Baron spent most of her journalism career as a news producer at WGN-TV in Chicago. There she led a daily morning newscast from behind the scenes, and also anchored a popular web segment featuring positive news stories.