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Award and Recognition

Headshot photo of Tim Franklin

Tim Franklin to serve in first-of-its-kind chair as leader of school’s Local News Initiative

Headshot photo of María Inés Zamudio

Award from Medill, NAHJ recognizes outstanding reporting on Hispanic and Latinx communities

Headshot photo of Jonathan Copulsky

Position charged with leading research on the relationship between customer engagement and purchase behavior

India Walton poses in front of the Capitol building

Fellowship provides monetary, mentoring and career benefits

Headshot photo of Lori Edmo

Edmo recognized for her contributions to Native American journalism

Headshot photo of Steven Thrasher

Grant aims to lift up underrepresented and unheard voices

Headshot photos of Cassidy Jackson on left and Megan Lebowitz on right

Student essays explore integrity in photography and fact checking

Headshot photo of Jeremy Gilbert

Endowed chair holder charged with leading journalism in digital age

Headshot photo of Azam Ahmed on the left; photo of the James Foley Medill Medal for Courage in a wooden box on the right

Ahmed is recognized for his investigation of gang murder across Latin America

A student holds a recording device while he interviews someone. A high-rise building can be seen out the window.

Medill to launch a comprehensive series of initiatives through Metro Media Lab

Headshots of the selected students set on a purple background

Four students to take local public service journalism around the country

Headshot photos of the six Medill alumnae who are being inducted into the Medill Hall of Achievement Class of 2020: Northwestern, Northwestern University, Medill, Medill School, journalism, integrated marketing communications, IMC, Hall of Achievement, HOA, Jeanie Caggiano, Cindy Chupack, Mary Dedinsky, Helene Elliott, Maudlyne Ihejirika, Kary Mcllwain

Alumnae represent the highest levels of accomplishment in their fields and show power of a Medill degree

Lizzie Presser of ProPublica

The ProPublica writer’s story chronicled a long history of repossession of African American-owned property in North Carolina

Jess Stevens, an environmental science teacher at Gary Comer College Prep High School in Chicago, drills into a deposited boulder in the valley of the Potanin Glacier in Mongolia. The rock chipping she gathers could hold the clue as to how fast the climate is warming.

Journalism students will focus on covering nuclear weapons, climate change and disruptive technologies

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