The feeling of covering The Finals

By Joe Musso (MSJ15) At 6-foot-nothing, my hoop dreams died somewhere between Power Rangers and Drivers Ed, but this year, I made my NBA Finals debut. I was 0-0 shooting over four games, but I also never forgot the score. Nearly three years to the day from walking...

My first year in the NBA

By Katy Winge About nine months ago, I said my goodbyes to Medill’s downtown Chicago newsroom. When I read that out loud, it sounds like such a short amount of time. But then again, the sports journalism program I graduated from — with my sparkling new master’s...

My March Madness moment

It was the second round of the NCAA Tournament, and Big Ten Network reporter Elise Menaker (MSJ12) was preparing to ask the No. 3-seeded Michigan basketball team about the disappointment of being knocked out in the Tournament’s first weekend. Then, freshman Jordan...

Podcast: Christine Brennan

USA Today columnist Christine Brennan joins the Medill Sports podcast to talk about the upcoming Winter Olympics, the Larry Nassar sentencing, the intersection of sports and culture, and advice for student journalists. Follow Christine on Twitter @cbrennansports...

5 questions with Megan Mawicke

Megan Mawicke has spent more than 20 years in television — nearly 18 of those years have been in Chicago, where she currently works as a sports reporter and anchor for CBS 2 Chicago. Looking back on her career, the thing she says she loves most is “there is no...

Podcast: Stewart Mandel

Stewart Mandel (BSJ98), editor-in-chief of The All-American, joins Medill Sports Podcast host Aaron Rose to talk about the upcoming College Football Playoff, the evolution of sports journalism, his predictions for Northwestern’s Music City Bowl matchup against...