Meredith Derby Berg
John Guilfoil is a 2007 graduate of Northeastern University with degrees in journalism and criminal justice, and he is a 2010 graduate of the Emerson College Print and Multimedia Journalism Master’s Degree program.
Stephen Iandoli spent more than 20 years in mainstream media before becoming a “Brand Journalist” in 2010 when he started his own new-media business in 2010. He now specializes in providing professional online multimedia (video, audio, writing, etc.) services to companies or individuals.
Iandoli has anchored, reported, produced and written 1000’s of stories for network affiliate TV (CBS/NBC) around the country. He spent most of that time as a Sports Anchor/Reporter/Director in GA, AZ and TX before moving back to MA in 2006 and switching to news reporting for NECN in Boston.
He began his career as a print journalist in Worcester, MA in 1987 before hosting radio talk shows in TN and GA.
Iandoli covered the historic 2006 MA gubernatorial race (first African American Governor-elect), Ted Kennedy’s seizure in 2007, murder trials of Neil Entwistle (convicted of killing his wife and unborn child) and Christopher McCowen (convicted of killing noted fashion writer Christa Worthington on Cape Cod in 2002), Red Sox World Series title in 2007, Celtics championship in 2008, the Boston Marathon Bombings in 2013 and several other major local stories.
In 2003, while working for the NBC affiliate in Central TX, Iandoli was at the forefront of the Baylor University Men’s Basketball murder/scandal. Utilizing inside sources he broke several aspects of that national story and appeared in a documentary featuring one of the worst collegiate scandals in this nation’s history.
He loves sharing his real-life experiences with aspiring journalists, writers and digital storytellers. He can be reached at email@example.com .
Jean McMillan Lang
Jean McMillan Lang has taught Interpreting the Days News, J1 and J2. She also freelances for The Boston Globe and occasionally The Associated Press. She was a staff writer for AP, primarily based in the Boston Statehouse. She also previously worked for The Eagle-Tribune of Lawrence, and Foster’s Daily Democrat of Dover, N.H. She graduated magna cum laude from Boston College where she was editor-in-chief of The Heights, an independent student newspaper.
Lang can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Bill has previously taught Journalism Ethics and Issues JRNL4650 and Perspectives on Journalism Ethics JRNL6202. He is teaching JRNL4650 in the Fall 2016 semester. He can be reached at email@example.com .
Meredith O’Brien is a former newspaper and investigative reporter, award-winning columnist and blogger who has taught journalism and writing at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Framingham State University. She is the author of A Suburban Mom: Notes from the Asylum a collection of humor columns (Wyatt-MacKenzie 2007), Mortified: A Novel About Oversharing which was a finalist for a ForeWord Reviews debut novel competition (Wyatt-MacKenzie 2013), and a co-author of The Buying of the President which examined the connections between campaign donors and presidential candidates (Avon 1996). O’Brien’s fourth book, Mr. Clark’s Big Band: A Year of Laughter, Tears & Jazz in a Middle School Band Room, a work of narrative nonfiction, is slated to be published in the spring of 2017. She has been published in an array of publications and sites including the Boston Globe, the Boston Herald, the Baltimore Sun, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Huffington Post and The Nation. O’Brien teaches Interpreting the Day’s News. Visit her website (mereditheobrien.com) and follow her on Twitter (@MeredithOBrien).
O’Brien can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tinker Ready is a veteran health and science journalist based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She currently writes for Health Leaders Media, a website and magazine covering the hospital industry. Ready also blogs and reports for Boston Health News. Her freelance work has appeared in The Boston Globe, Nature Medicine, Fast Company, The Washington Post and other local and national publications. She teaches The Fundamentals of Reporting.
The Boston Globe: Gay history comes alive on Mount Auburn Cemetery tour
Health Leaders Media: Surgical Specialization May Trump Volume as Measure of Quality
Ready can be reached at email@example.com .
Dan Zedek heads a design studio specializing in content-driven design and strategy. As creative director of The Boston Globe and BostonGlobe.com, he led the print and digital design, news development, data visualization, and infographics teams, building an award-winning visual brand. The Society for News Design named BostonGlobe.com “The World’s Best Designed News Site” at launch in 2012. Prior to the Globe, he was a designer or art director at numerous local and national publications including Natural Health, Seattle Weekly, The Dallas Observer, Parenting, Guitar World, and the Village Voice.