Journalism & Media

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The Chicago Community Trust Announces Community News Matters Award Recipients

The Chicago Community Trust announced $500,000 in awards to 12 recipients to develop new sources of quality local news and information about the Chicago region. Read More

The Reckoning

Public Service News Cooperative Launched in Chicago

A group of Chicago journalists committed to public service journalism announced the formation of the Chicago News Cooperative (CNC), with major support from the MacArthur Foundation. Read More
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MacArthur Awards 19 Documentary Film Grants

The new grants represent MacArthur’s largest single year investment in documentaries, and they bring the total number of documentary films supported by the Foundation since 1985 to more than 300. Read More

Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Kathy K. Im

Kathy K. Im

Director
Portrait of Jennifer Humke

Jennifer Humke

Senior Program Officer
Portrait of Lauren Pabst

Lauren Pabst

Program Officer

Gwendolyn W. Bolling

Team Administrator

Susan M. Salaba

Program Administrator
Portrait of Maple Walker

Maple Walker

Team Coordinator

Media Contact

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Sean Harder

Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

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Joanna Cohen

Program Officer, Evaluation