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Don Wycliff

Title/s: Distinguished Journalist in Residence

Office #: School of Communication 220

Phone: 312.915.6929

E-mail: nwycliff AT luc DOT edu


A long time editor for the Chicago Tribune and nationally recognized expert on ethics Don Wycliff joined the School of Communication faculty in Fall 2008. Before joined the SoC faculty, Wycliff served as the vice-president for News and Information at the University of Notre Dame. Before that he served as public editor of the Chicago Tribune from 2000-2006, and as editorial page editor from 1991-2000.

His distinguished career also included stints at the New York Times, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Dallas Times-Herald, and the Chicago Daily News. Don will be teaching reporting and editing for us this fall.

Wycliff has previously taught courses at Notre Dame, Roosevelt University and Columbia College. He was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in editorial writing in 1996, has been inducted into the Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame and received a lifetime achievement award from the Chicago Journalists Association

Courses Taught

Reporting and Writing, Ethics & Communication, Feature and Opinion Writing, Historical and Critical Issues in Journalism and Journalism in Race


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