CPIJ welcomes Jim MacMillan as new assistant director

macmillanJim MacMillan has joined the Center for Public Interest Journalism as the new Assistant Director, where he will focus on new programs and community development.

MacMillan comes from the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility at Swarthmore College, where he also taught Peace and Conflict Journalism and served as Journalist-in-Residence at War News Radio, a weekly student-produced public radio program.

Previously, MacMillan was an Assistant Professor in Convergence Journalism at the University of Missouri and taught journalism courses at New York University and Temple University.

Until 2008, MacMillan was the Senior Photographer at the Philadelphia Daily News, and he was the Baghdad Staff Photographer for the Associated Press team that was honored with the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography.

MacMillan was a Knight-Wallace Fellow in Medicine/Health Sciences Journalism at the University of Michigan and an Ochberg Fellow with the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University.

Presently, MacMillan edits the Gun Crisis Reporting Project, an independent, solutions-oriented nonprofit news organization based in Philadelphia.

MacMillan is now contributing at CPIJournalism.org and across our social media channels including @CPIJournalism and facebook.com/cpijournalism.
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