Students offer advice on how to keep your cool for five weeks.
Co-head instructor Joe Grimm came to rotating rewrites as a construction worker because students’ ledes are “a work in progress.”
Cherubs learned to take advantage of their instructors’ advice and experiences.
Sunday clubs give students the chance to Show Off, Code Off, Write Off and Sound Off.
Financial support helps students attend the program.
This interactive timeline shows the program’s rich 79 year history and its notable alumni.
Cherubs reflect on their ethics labs and discussions.
Besides lectures and workshops, cherubs learn from journalism-related movies such as “Citizen Kane,” “Spotlight” and “All the President’s Men.”
Last year’s cherubs talk about their experiences after leaving Evanston.
During their five weeks at the Medill-Northwestern Journalism Institute, cherubs learned many lessons. Here are just a few.
Students choose classes on topics like international reporting, writing reviews or starting your own tech company.
Instructors invest their time in teaching cherubs about money and business.
Cherubs learned tips for online reporting from instructor Alex Duner.
Students consider journalism career choices after hearing from guest speakers.
Chicago photojournalist John White inspires students to think beyond their daily work.
Cherubs meet two top sports journalists, Michael Wilbon and J.A. Adande.
Former cherub instructor Richard Stolley recounts his experience covering John F. Kennedy’s assassination and the events that followed
Journalists make the case that Americans need more international news.
Reporting and editing
All great journalists should know the AP style basics. Here's a quiz to help you brush up on your skills.
Rejection hurts but strengthens reporters.
Cherubs learn dating tips while studying interviewing techniques.
Cherubs discover the sores and successes of reporting at the Fourth of July parade.
These three students share the ups and downs of interviewing sources on deadline.
Four cherubs’ articles were published on the collegiate Daily Northwestern’s website.
Five weeks of classes, speakers, meetings and practice gave cherubs new confidence in their writing and reporting abilities.
What future cherubs can expect to be doing in broadcast journalism.
Practice, confidence and asking more questions can all help.