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Medill 2016 Draftcast

A Medill Sports Production

The Medill 2016 Draftcast is a 30-minute show that takes viewers through the three-day 2016 NFL Draft that was held in downtown Chicago on April 28-30, 2016.

Medill students who participated in the NFL Draft class report from Auditorium Theatre at Roosevelt University, NFL Draft Town in Grant Park, Selection Square in Grant Park, the Red Carpet and other Draft-related events from around the city in order to bring viewers the entire Draft experience, from the picks to the players to the fashion to the fanfare.

The executive producer of the Draftcast is Caroline Kenny and the producer is Aishwarya Kumar Lakshminarayanapuram. Draftcast reporters include EmmaKate Austin, Lena Blietz, Caley Chelios, Hannah Gebresilassie, Chris Hayre, Adam Rossow and Nicole Sedivy.

Photo at top: The stage is set for day three of the NFL Draft in Selection Square. (Hannah Gebresilassie/MEDILL)