A look at the whole Medill cherub program, from classroom to dorm room
Cherubs gathered statistics from the Medill-Northwestern Journalism Institute class of 2015.
Learn about the program’s past, and see where some key alumni are now.
Cherubs learn the different elements of writing, reporting and producing multimedia
A balance of work and play spells out a good time over five weeks
Students turned tough moments into rewarding ones
Students came to the Medill cherubs program from Turkey, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Paraguay and Canada
Every week, cherubs were treated to a movie night and discussions
Weekends mean time to work on new and nuanced skills in audio, video and blogging
Workshops and lectures talk news reporting and gathering via social media
The written word and printed image come alive through special guests
As technology has developed through the years, so have the cherubs.
Cherubs get a taste of sports journalism through speakers and workshops
$76,000 was distributed to attendees in 2015
Individual classes offer opportunity to explore new concepts
Like all good journalists, cherubs have to keep up with both national and international news
Each reporter has a unique dance for reporting success
In-class discussions prepare cherubs for tough decision-making
Instructors explain what keeps them coming back
Reporting & Editing
Cherubs learn not to take it personally when sources turn them down
Cherubs learn that more ink is better when instructors critique their work
Cherubs write scripts, produce and go on-air in a series of broadcast labs
Cherubs talk about what happens during individual conferences and show off the feedback they receive on stories