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Our Alumni

A Powerful Network

The network of more than 18,000 Medill alumni is powerful, diverse and close-knit. When you enroll at Medill, you join a community of alumni who work at the highest levels in journalism, communications, public relations, public policy and related fields. We are proud of their accomplishments. Whether they graduated from our graduate or undergraduate programs, our alumni support each other and our students.

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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 (BSJ98)

White House correspondent and co-anchor of "Weekend Today" at NBC News

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Melissa Bell (MSJ06)

Publisher of Vox Media and co-founder of Vox.com

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Jasmine Cannon (MSJ16)

Associate Producer at Laylow Pictures, Director and Creator at Black Southern Woman Project

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Carten Cordell (MSJ11)

Staff Reporter at the Washington Business Journal

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Bruce Dold (BSJ77, MSJ78)

Pulitzer Prize winner and former publisher and editor-in-chief of the Chicago Tribune

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Jeremy Gilbert (BSJ00, MSJ00)

Former Director of Strategic Initiatives at The Washington Post; Knight Chair in Digital Media Strategy for Northwestern University Medill School

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Mike Greenberg (BSJ89)

Former co-host of ESPN's "Mike and Mike", current co-host of ESPN's "Get Up" and host of EPSN's "Greeny"

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Todd Johnson (BSJ08, MSJ09)

Chief Content Officer, theGrio

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Sheinelle Jones (BSJ00)

Host of third hour of TODAY

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George R.R Martin (BSJ70, MSJ71)

Author of "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels, adapted by HBO as Game of Thrones

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Kelly McEvers (MSJ87)

Current host of NPR's "Embedded" and former host of "All Things Considered"

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Matt Murray (BSJ87, MSJ88)

Editor in chief of The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires New York

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Tina Rosenberg (MSJ82)

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Haunted Land: Facing Europe's Ghosts After Communism," "Fixes" columnist for the New York Times and co-founder of Solutions Journalism Network

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Roxana Saberi (MSJ99)

CBS News Correspondent and author of "Between Two Worlds: My Life and Captivity in Iran"

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Laura Schocker (BSJ08, MSJ09)

Editor in Chief at Apartment Therapy

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Michael Wilbon (BSJ80)

Co-host of ESPN's "Pardon the Interruption"

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Astasia Williams (MSJ17)

Freelance Marketer

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Matt Yurus (MSJ15)

Founder of Yurus Management & Counsel