Covering Chicago

Welcome our new journalism fellow, Mirkica Popovik. 

After spending the last five years as a foreign correspondent in Macedonia covering Greece, she is here in Chicago, trying to get a better understanding of American journalism and covering communities. She’ll be in the newsrooms and reporting on her experience.

Her expedition here in Chicago is part of the Macedonian Media Leaders Program. The program, which started last year, is meant to “help strengthen the media sector in Macedonia through the professional development of journalists,” as it says on the IREX website.

It’s a program organized by the US Embassy in Skopje, the capital of Macedonia, and IREX, a nonprofit organization in Washington, D.C.

You can read her full story here.

Thank You!

The Making Media Connections 2013 conference is over! Community Media Workshop would like to thank all the conference attendees, moderators, panelists, community partners and volunteers who participated in our 14th annual conference…

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