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Medill adds new faculty to support career preparation for students

Faculty will focus on employer engagement, student support

February 10, 2022
Headshots of Neil Golden, Tracey Robinson-English, and Tracy Van Moorlehem.
Neil Golden, Tracey Robinson-English, and Tracy Van Moorlehem will help support students at Medill as they prepare for career-building activities.

EVANSTON, ILL. -- Three faculty members will help support students of the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications at Northwestern University as they prepare for career-building activities.

“The success of our students in securing amazing jobs that become transformational careers is one of the reasons Medill is so prominent in the journalism and marketing industries today,” said Medill Dean Charles Whitaker. “These faculty members will help our current students prepare to be the leaders of tomorrow in their workplaces.”

Neil Golden will serve as senior lecturer and director of experiential learning and employer engagement for Medill’s IMC graduate programs. Golden is a Fortune 500 consumer products and retail leader with more than 15 years of C-level and national leadership experience. He also serves on the boards of various companies. He is a known subject-matter expert in brand building, corporate image, multimedia and marketing principles.

Tracey Robinson-English (BSJ83) will serve as a senior lecturer and director of career advising. She will advise undergraduate and graduate journalism and IMC students. She will also teach journalism courses in the summer and fall. Robinson-English had previously been a strategic communications consultant and has been a reporter at many national and local news outlets.

Tracy Van Moorlehem (BSJ91) will be a senior lecturer and director of Journalism Residency/employer engagement. Van Moorlehem most recently served as deputy metro editor at the Chicago Tribune. In that role, she coordinated local news coverage, newsroom logistics and the hiring and training of residents and interns, including those from Medill’s Journalism Residency undergraduate program. In her role at Medill, Van Moorlehem will work with both undergraduate and graduate journalism students.

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