Roosevelt alumna Shannon McFarland hired by AP to cover state government and 2012 legislative session

The Associated Press announced its recent hire of Roosevelt alumna Shannon McFarland (BA, ’11), who will help cover Illinois state government and the 2012 legislative session. McFarland was a former managing editor of the student newspaper at Roosevelt. Along with her BA from Roosevelt, she is working on completing her master’s in public affairs reporting at University of Illinois at Springfield. Additionally, McFarland is a member of several professional organizations including the Association for Women Journalists of Chicago.

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