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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Medill School of Journalism and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Medill School of Journalism, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Medill School of Journalism include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Medill School of Journalism alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Medill School of Journalism are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Medill School of Journalism.

This list below has everything from Garry Marshall to Jim Jarmusch.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Medill School of Journalism?” and “Which celebrities are Medill School of Journalism alumni?”

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Samantha Harris is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Model, Actor, TV Personality Samantha Harris is an American television hostess. Most notably, she was the co-host of seasons two through nine of Dancing with the Stars with Tom Bergeron. From 2010–12, she was a ...more

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Clinton Kelly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Clinton Kelly is an American fashion consultant and media personality best known for his role as co-host on What Not to Wear, a reality program that featured fashion makeovers. He shared on-air ...more

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Georgie Anne Geyer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Journalist Georgie Anne Geyer is an American journalist and columnist for the Universal Press Syndicate. Her columns focus on foreign affairs issues and appear in approximately 120 newspapers in North and ...more

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Roxana Saberi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Journalist, Author, Translator Roxana Saberi is a freelance journalist.

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Garry Marshall is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer Garry Kent Marshall is an American actor, director, writer, and producer. His notable credits include creating Happy Days and its various spinoffs, developing Neil Simon's 1965 play The Odd ...more

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Paul Dana is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Race car driver Paul Dana was an American race car driver in the Indy Racing League IndyCar Series.

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Judy Baar Topinka is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Editor, Journalist Judy Baar Topinka was an American politician and member of the Republican Party from the U.S. State of Illinois. Although originally a journalist, Topinka served in the Illinois House of ...more

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Brent Musburger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Actor, Voice acting, Sports commentator Brent Woody Musburger is an American sportscaster for the ESPN and ABC television networks. Formerly with CBS Sports and one of the original members of their program The NFL Today, Musburger has ...more

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Jim Jarmusch is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Film Score Composer, Film Producer, Screenwriter James Roberto "Jim" Jarmusch is an American independent film director, screenwriter, actor, producer, editor and composer. Jarmusch has consistently been a major proponent of ...more

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Nicole Lapin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Journalist Nicole Miriam Lapin is an American news anchor on CNBC and CNN Live, who regularly appeared on CNN Headline News, CNN, and CNN International. In January 2010, Lapin joined CNBC in New York as an ...more

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Lisa Sylvester is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Newsreader, TV Journalist Lisa Sylvester is an American Peabody and Emmy award-winning journalist and television correspondent. She previously reported on CNN's The Situation Room. She joined WPXI, Channel 11 in ...more

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Alycia Lane is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Journalist, Newsreader Alycia Lane is an American television journalist. She is currently unemployed. Until October 2013, she served as weekday morning anchor at KNBC-TV in Los Angeles. Until January 2008, she was ...more

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Lauren Glassberg is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Journalist, Newsreader, TV Journalist Lauren Glassberg is an American journalist. Currently, Glassberg is a features reporter and substitute co-anchor for WABC-TV's editions of Eyewitness News in New York City. Lauren joined the ABC ...more

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Hank Klibanoff is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Editor, Writer Hank Klibanoff is an American journalist, now a professor at Emory University. He and Gene Roberts won the annual Pulitzer Prize for History in 2007 recognizing their book The Race Beat: The ...more

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Steve Albini is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Record producer, Guitarist, Journalist Steve Albini is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer, audio engineer and music journalist. He was a member of Big Black, Rapeman and Flour, and is a member of Shellac. He is ...more

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Mike Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Journalist, Author, Actor Mike Greenberg is an architect and author.

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Laura Lippman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Journalist, Novelist, Author Laura Lippman is an American author of detective fiction.

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Michael Wilbon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Commentator, Journalist, Actor Michael Ray Wilbon is an ESPN commentator and former sportswriter and columnist for the Washington Post. He is an analyst for ESPN and has co-hosted Pardon the Interruption on ESPN with former ...more

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Michael Isikoff is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Journalist Michael Isikoff is an investigative journalist, formerly with the United States magazine Newsweek. He joined Newsweek as an investigative correspondent in June 1994, and has written extensively ...more

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Allison Kaden is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Journalist, TV Journalist Allison Kaden is a general assignment reporter for WPIX-TV in New York City. Kaden joined the station in 2004, after working for News 12 The Bronx. She was hit by a car on March 4, 2010, but ...more

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Clara Jeffery is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Editor, Journalist Clara Jeffery is a co-editor of Mother Jones magazine. Monika Bauerlein is the other co-editor.

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Kuldip Nayar is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Journalist Kuldip Nayar is a veteran Indian journalist, syndicated columnist, human right activist and author, noted for his long career as a left-wing political commentator. He was also nominated as a ...more

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Cathleen Falsani is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Journalist, Author, Writer Cathleen Falsani is an American journalist, author and blogger. She is religion columnist who has written for The Orange County Register in Southern California and the Chicago Sun Times. Falsani ...more

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Michael A. Miles is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Michael A. Miles Businessperson Michael A. Miles was the chief executive officer of Kraft Foods and Philip Morris Companies. He became a Special Limited Partner of Forstmann Little Company in February 1995.

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David Sirota is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Journalist, Author, Strategist David J. Sirota is an American political commentator and radio host based in Denver. He is a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist, Democratic political spokesperson, and blogger.

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Diane S. Sykes is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Judge Diane Schwerm Sykes is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and former Justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

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Vincent Laforet is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Cinematographer, Film Director, Photographer Vincent Laforet is a film director.

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Evan Smith is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Editor, Journalist Evan Smith is an American journalist. He is the CEO and editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune and host of the weekly interview program "Overheard with Evan Smith."

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Mort Crim is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Mort Crim Journalist, Author Mort Crim is an author and former broadcast journalist. Crim was born July 31, 1935. Crim retired from anchoring TV newscasts at WDIV-TV Detroit in 1997. He also anchored at WHAS-TV in ...more

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Rich Eisen is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Journalist, Actor, Sports commentator Richard Eisen is an American television journalist for the NFL Network and CBS Sports and a TV/radio host for DirecTV and FOX Sports Radio.

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Alina Cho is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Journalist Alina Cho is an American journalist who worked for CNN from February 2004 until August 2013. She has previously worked as an anchor and correspondent for ABC News and was an anchor with CNBC. ...more

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Luke Matheny is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director Luke Matheny is an American actor, writer, and director. Matheny is an Academy Award winner, receiving the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film for God of Love.

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Lauren Green is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Lauren Susan Green is the Chief Religion Correspondent for the Fox News Channel. Previous to holding this position she was a headline anchor giving weekday updates at the top and bottom of the ...more

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Cyndy Brucato is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Journalist Cyndy Brucato is journalist, public relations consultant and former longtime Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota, news anchor. She was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, and was educated there ...more

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Kevin Blackistone is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Kevin Blackistone Kevin Bruce Blackistone is an American sports journalist and professor, as well as a frequent panelist for ESPN's Around the Horn and for Comcast's Redskins Postgame Live. On radio, he appears ...more

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Michele Weldon is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Michele Weldon Journalist Michele Weldon is an author, journalist, keynote speaker, and assistant professor at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

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Guy Benson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Guy Benson Guy Benson is a contributor for Fox News, Political Editor of Townhall.com and a conservative talk radio personality. He hosts his own Sunday night program, The Guy Benson Show, on AM 560 WIND ...more

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Maya Payne Smart is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Maya Payne Smart Journalist, Writer Maya Smart is a journalist and writer who is married to basketball coach Shaka Smart.

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John Micek is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
John Micek

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Jon Leiberman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Journalist, Screenwriter, Actor Jon Leiberman is an American reporter, television producer, and radio news personality. He is currently a news reporter for The Howard Stern Show news department Howard 100 News, as well as host ...more

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Robert Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter Robert Ramsey is a film writer.

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Anupama Chopra is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Anupama Chopra Film critic, Journalist, Author Anupama Chopra is an Indian author, journalist and film critic. She has written several books on Indian cinema and has been a film critic for NDTV, India Today, as well as the Hindustan Times. ...more

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Doug Hattaway is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Doug Hattaway Spokesperson Doug Hattaway is President and CEO of Hattaway Communications, Inc., a strategic communications firm based in Washington, DC. As an American communications consultant and spokesperson he has ...more

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Roger Bell is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Roger Bell

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Jennifer Loven is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Journalist Jennifer Loven is an American journalist and a former White House press correspondent for the Associated Press and current Managing Director at the Glover Park Group, a Washington, D.C.-based ...more

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Jon Heyman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Jon Heyman Writer Jon Heyman is a sportswriter for CBS Sports . He writes primarily about baseball. Heyman is also a baseball insider for MLB Network.

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Aarti Sequeira is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Aarti Sequeira Television producer, Screenwriter, Television Editor Aarti Sequeira is an Indian chef and television personality, best known as the winner of the sixth season of Food Network's reality television show, The Next Food Network Star. As a result of ...more

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Fran Mires is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Fran Mires Fran Mires is a bilingual television producer credited with the creation and launch of dozens of television shows in English, Spanish and now Arabic. She is a graduate of San Francisco State ...more

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Bonnie M. Anderson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Bonnie M. Anderson Journalist Bonnie M. Anderson is a veteran news reporter. Anderson got her start covering Latin America and the Miami Hispanic community for El Miami Herald in Miami. After a year reporting for WPLG-TV in ...more

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Robert Feder is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Medill School Of Journalism Alumni
Robert Feder Robert Feder is a Chicago, USA media blogger who was the TV and radio columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times from 1980 until 2008, a blogger for Vocalo.org from 2009 until 2010, and a blogger for ...more