my life in the nba

Katy Winge (MSJ17) looks back on her first year as an in-arena reporter for the Denver Nuggets

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My first year in the NBA

Katy Winge looks back on her favorite moments and the lessons she learned from her first season as an NBA reporter with the Denver Nuggets.

real-world EXPERIENCES


There are things you can learn in the classroom, and then there are lessons that can only be learned “on the job.” Our students travel the globe to gain behind-the-scenes access and knowledge from the biggest names in the sports industry.

LEadership from j.A. adande

J.A. Adande (BSJ92) leads the overall direction of the sports media specialization as Director of Sports Journalism at Medill. He previously worked as a columnist for and appeared on more than 1,000 episodes of “Around the Horn.”

“Medill has helped me immensely. I wouldn’t be where I am today without it.”

— Elise Menaker (MSJ12), Big Ten Network

A city like no other

Immerse yourself in the energy, diversity and vibrancy of downtown Chicago. Medill’s Chicago newsroom features a state-of-the-art broadcast studio and expansive views of Lake Michigan, Navy Pier and the Chicago River.

our alumni network

The Medill Mafia runs deep in the sports media industry. Some of the biggest and brightest names call Northwestern their alma mater. Whether they work at ESPN, The Athletic or a small-town newspaper or TV station, the common trait is their passion for the school and their desire to help sports media’s next generation. Meet some of our alumni below.