New equipment, new studio access and new philosophies for teaching make video program a weekly highlight.
Cherubs recount their experiences trying and failing to find sources for their assignments. Although everyone succeeded in writing their stories, they hit a few rough patches along the way. This podcast features cherubs Sydney Bergan, Kaitlin Musante, Lauren Fromkin, Dylan Carlson-Sirvent and Eileen Chen.
Cherubs take on the Twitterverse after a presentation from the community associates.
Cherubs initially intent on becoming hard-news reporters found a passion in design and digital story telling.
Movies spur discussions of journalism issues and ethics with students at the program.
Cherubs got a first-hand look at investigative reporting from professional and student reporters.
From John Kupetz’s signature green scrawl to Mary Lou Song’s loopy purple, students learned from their instructors’ edits.
Admissions is competitive, but journalism students at the program collaborate to succeed together.
Diversity in the newsroom and reporting on diverse populations have been on Marissa Martinez’s mind since she was a cherub in 2016. Now as a CA, she created a workshop on covering marginalized communities.
Cherubs can participate every Sunday in clubs to learn and develop broadcast, writing, coding, photography and audio skills.
John Kupetz critiqued SNO award winners and brand new papers alike, giving editors some much-needed advice.
The program offers opportunities to learn more about the ever-changing field of sports media.
John H. White delivered cherubs’ final guest lecture, speaking not only about photography but also the value of journalism.
An Israeli writer and peace activist shared her story and how the power of friendship transcends conflict.
Mic opinion video producer and 2010 cherub Kendall Ciesemier explains how social media impacts journalism.
Cherubs become Vivian Maier fans after a lecture about her photography by Medill author and professor.
Reporting and editing
For their trend stories, cherubs had to call and email day and night and endure numerous rejections. Here are some of their stories.
Cherubs describe their experiences being critiqued by their instructors and how they improved.
Some cherubs went the extra mile for their interviews — both literally and figuratively.
The program helps students build skills they can apply to their high school publications.
Cherubs endured the beating sun, miles of walking, and the challenge of finding a unique Fourth of July story when they set off to interview people at Evanston’s annual parade.
Fitness is important, but lean, cut writing can draw more eyes than any physical specimen. The Writer’s Diet, an intense fitness regimen, helps tighten cherubs’ writing.