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So You Want to Be a Reporter Podcast

So You Want to Be a Reporter Podcast

Want to get a head start on being a journalist? In the podcast, So You Want to Be a Reporter, The Center for Journalism Integrity & Excellence’s Carol Marin talks with both recent journalism graduates and veteran reporters about their careers new and old -- covering triumphs, failures, indignities and everything else in between. These conversations outline the hidden challenges of working in a changing industry, offering a taste of just what it takes to be a reporter.

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On the Record About Using Anonymous Sources
Released October 17, 2018
Carol Marin talks to Nightline and ABC news reporter Chris Bury​ and the Chicago Sun-Times Editor in Chief Chris Fusco about the use of anonymous sources in news reporting.

Jane Pauley
Released May 21, 2018
CBS Sunday Morning anchor Jane Pauley came to DePaul to receive the 2018 Distinguished Journalist award from the Center for Journalism Integrity & Excellence. Carol Marin talks to Pauley about her career in front of a room of DePaul students, faculty and media.

A Novice & A Veteran
Released Mar 27, 2018
Carol Marin talks to recent graduate from DePaul's Journalism Master's program Kelley Bowles who works in the Quad Cities at WHBF and PBS correspondent John Yang who has worked as a professional journalist for nearly four decades.

So You Want to be a Reporter
Released Feb 01, 2018
Chicago journalist Carol Marin talks to two recent graduates from DePaul University's Journalism master's program, Lorraine Taylor and Dan Beedie, who are navigating the ins and outs of beginning their journalism careers.