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Meg Heckman

“Storytelling can change the world for the better,” according to Meg Heckman, a newly appointed assistant professor in Northeastern’s School of Journalism.

It was this long-held belief that compelled her to transition out of the newspaper industry and into the world of academia. After spending 10 years at a Pulitzer Prize-winning paper in New Hampshire called The Concord Monitor, first as a staff writer and then as the online and community engagement editor, Heckman enrolled in a journalism master’s degree program at Northeastern. Read more.