Medill Newsmakers: Reporting on-air amid COVID-19 (Ep. 1)

By Anika Exum, Briana Garrett and Jennifer Ly Medill Reports The spread of this year’s ongoing pandemic came with necessary but unexpected and unprecedented modifications to both the television news industry and the lives of those working in it. Rick Sallinger of CBS4 Denver, Brandis Friedman of WTTW’s “Chicago Tonight,” and Medill School alumna Sheinelle […]

Startups show resilience as the pandemic continues

By Ruiqi Chen Medill Reports When the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States in late March, Matt Morfopoulos wasn’t too worried. As co-founder and chief marketing officer of the Oklahoma text message communications startup Respond Flow, Morfopoulos knew that his business model would survive a socially-distant world because of its emphasis on remote marketing. However, […]