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Award and Recognition

Alison Fitzgerald Kodjak poses for a headshot photo

Health policy correspondent for NPR and Medill alumna Alison Fitzgerald Kodjak (MSJ94) was elected the 112th president of the National Press Club on Dec. 7

A man stands in front of a glass window with the Blaze Pizza logo on it

Medill alumnus Shivram Vaideeswaran will address graduates and their families at this year’s ceremony

A large group of people pose for a photo in a classroom

Graduate students present strategies for brands to increase in-store customer engagement

A man in a prison suit in handcuffs drops is head back in relief while his lawyers stand nearby

Investigation conducted by 20 Northwestern students found new witness who cast doubt on the conviction

Medill Justice Project logo

Judge’s ruling to vacate murder conviction comes after key eyewitness found by Medill Justice Project testified that Andre Gonzales didn’t commit the crime

Medill faculty member Steven Thrasher

Award-winning journalist Steven Thrasher selected as first Renberg Chair

Medill alumna Natasha Alford

National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) honored Natasha S. Alford (MSJ14), deputy editor and digital host at

Utley (BSJ77, MSJ78) previously served as president of the company

American University Journalism Professor Dr. John C. Watson

Annual award co-curated with Medill recognizes outstanding efforts to make news coverage more accurately reflect diversity

Medill IMC Professor Emeritus-in-Service Don Schultz

Schultz has seen the program evolve from advertising to IMC like no one else

Medill alumni Mike Greenberg and Stacy Steponate Greenberg

New scholarship helps students in need access the best journalism training

Medill graduate journalism student Juliette Rocheleau

Fellow to help engage public in important issues around conflict reporting

Medill alumna Jenny Gross

Gross, currently U.K. politics correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, will take classes in business, law and international affairs at Columbia University

2018 Medill Convocation Ceremonies

Undergraduate and graduate convocation ceremonies from June 23

Medill student Nikki Baim

Nikki Baim’s essay discusses implications of journalist’s missteps in reporting on University of Arizona basketball “pay-for-play” scandal

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo

Award winners Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested while reconstructing the killings of Rohingya men

Medill student Lauren Velasco

Medill junior Lauren Velasco will join TODAY as a summer intern through the NBC News Group Summer Fellows Program

Mary Annette Pember

Pember is an independent journalist focusing on Native American issues

Medill undergraduate journalism student Will Greer

Annual award presented to student journalist who exemplifies Reed's spirit, ideals and dedication

Students pose for a photo at the AmDoc Film Festival

Students have opportunity to share films, receive feedback from professionals

Seth Freed Wessler

Writer of magazine article on U.S. Coast Guard detentions to visit Medill May 17

Headshot photos of the 2018 Medill Hall of Achievement inductees

Panel event on May 17 will feature six of the recipients

Clerihue now responsible for financial, executive, public policy, corporate responsibility and global communications

Medill alumni Danielle Elliott, Katie-Meelel Nodjimbadem, Gabriel Neely-Streit and Kalina Silverman

Alums have been selected to participate in this widely recognized and respected international exchange program on four different continents

A man and woman stand at the front of a room and speak to an audience sitting down

“Best presentation” award recognizes their research on TV advertising using big data

A male student stands behind a podium and speaks; he is wearing a purple graduation cap and gown

Tyler Pager (BSJ17) will travel with Nicholas Kristof and write stories for The New York Times’ website

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