Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

Adjunct Faculty Directory

Dodie Hofstetter

Title/s: Adjunct Professsor

Office #: 312.307.2906

E-mail: dhofstetter@luc.edu

About

34-year career at Chicago Tribune; many editing roles, including nearly 20 years as member of the editorial board and Voice of the People editor.

Journalism and communications adjunct professor, currently at Loyola University Chicago and formerly at Northwestern University (graduate program in the Medill School of Journalism) and Columbia College Chicago.

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Marquette University, Milwaukee, WIExecutive editor/writer for Challenger, Gray & Christmas, a global executive outplacement and career-transitioning firm based in Chicago.

Degrees

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

Professional & Community Affiliations

Volunteer for HighSight, a high school mentoring program in Chicago

Courses Taught

Fake News

Feature and Opinion Writing

Public Speaking Reporting Basics

News Editing

(At other universities: Grammar for Journalists, Reporting and Writing -- beginning and advanced, Copy Editing, Opinion Writing)

Awards

Outstanding Professional Performance, Chicago Tribune, 2015

L. Sanford Blustin Public Service Award, North Suburban Bar Association, 2006

Outstanding Professional Performance, Chicago Tribune, 1999