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Carol Marin

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Carol Marin

Perception Reception with Advanceman Rick Jasculca

On today’s episode, Rick sits down for a conversation with award-winning journalist, Carol Marin, whose career spans nearly 50 years as both a Chicago and national reporter and anchor for NBC, CBS and WTTW, and who now serves as the Director at the Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence at DePaul University. They discuss a wide range of issues facing today’s news media practitioners, including how “menu journalism” and social media have blurred the lines of trust between the public, government and media--and how putting a renewed emphasis on civics education and news literacy at a young age can help restore critical thinking, trust and the pillars of democracy.


12 Feb 2021

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‘I’m really going to miss it’ – Veteran journalist Carol Marin talks about retiring after 48 years

Bob Sirott

Carol Marin, one of Chicago’s most honored and respected journalists, joined Dean Richards to talk about her decision to retire after her legendary 48-year-long TV news career. They reminisce about her time on TV, talk about a time where they bumped into each other at a Tina Turner concert and more! https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3794947/Carol_Marin_110520_2020-11-05-162747.64kmono.mp3

5 Nov 2020

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Carol Marin on covering her final election: ‘I leave doing this just loving doing this’

Anna Davlantes

Carol Marin, political editor for NBC5 News and contributor to WTTW’s Chicago Tonight, joins Anna to talk about preparing to cover her final election night and how this election is different from all the previous elections she has covered through the years. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3794610/3794610_2020-11-03-235110.64kmono.mp3

3 Nov 2020

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Behind the scenes of moderating a political debate with Chicago journalist and faculty member Carol Marin

DePaul Download

Debates have taken center stage during the dynamic 2020   Presidential election—from plexiglass shields, socially distanced audiences   and candidates interrupting one another to even a fly trending on Twitter. The debate moderators’ performances also have been scrutinized and criticized. To give her take on this year’s debates and share some of her experiences as a political debate moderator is Carol Marin, award-winning Chicago journalist and director of DePaul University’s Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence.


21 Oct 2020

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Carol Marin | Award-winning journalist on the next chapter of her career

The Fran Spielman Show

Sun-Times City Hall reporter Fran Spielman is joined by legendary journalist Carol Marin to discuss why she's stepping down from on-camera reporting and what she's pursuing in the next chapter of her career.


18 Sep 2020

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The Golden Mean

"The value of journalism has never been greater. Its significance has never been more meaningful... If you’ve got a passion for telling people something that they don’t know but need to know, you’re in the right business." Legendary Chicago broadcaster Carol Marin on emerging journalism, political corruption, tips on interviewing -- and her rise from Tennessee schoolteacher to 60 Minutes correspondent.


17 Sep 2019

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The Chicago Way, Ep. 192: The historic day Ed. Burke plead in federal court, Carol Marin & Bill Cameron look at history of alderman in court

The Chicago Way

The Chicago Way, Kass on the Streets – Ep 192: This week, John Kass is outside the federal courthouse in downtown Chicago we’re longtime alderman Ed Burke pleads not guilty to federal racketeering charges pondering the state of the Chicago Way in the era of Mayor Lori Lightfoot. Kass runs into NBC5’s Carol Marin and they discuss the long history of Chicago political corruption. Then, WLS’ Bill Cameron considers if conservative politics might lead to less graft. And Kasso tells the tale of Alderman Clarence Wagner tragic demise and the rise of Ald. Ed Burke -via Ald. Joeseph Burke, because that’s the Chicago Way. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3645875/3645875_2019-06-06-152315.64kmono.mp3 Follow @John_Kass Follow @CarolMarin Follow @billjcameron Follow @JPCarlin Download this episode here by using ‘Save As’here

6 Jun 2019

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City Club of Chicago: Governors State University President Dr. Elaine Maimon in conversation with Carol Marin

City Club of Chicago

December 3, 2018 Dr. Elaine Maimon in conversation with Carol Marin – President, Governors State University http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3572921/city-club-dr-elaine-maimon_2018-12-04-013121.64kmono.mp3 Dr. Elaine Maimon For over a decade, Dr. Elaine P. Maimon has led transformative change at Governors State University (GSU). An upper-division institution until 2014, GSU is now a comprehensive university with a four-year undergraduate program reflecting the best research on general education and with a residence facility designed as a living/learning community with faculty mentors living in the halls. At GSU, only full-time faculty members teach freshmen. In 2015, GSU won the ACE/Fidelity Investment Award for Institutional Transformation. An expert in the teaching of writer and a founder of Writing Across the Curriculum, she is the author of Leading Academic Change: Vision, Strategy, Transformation (2018), which calls for state and national investment in the new student majority: first-generation, students of color, returning adults, and veterans. She is currently on the board of the American Council of Education (ACE). She is a member of the Will County Center for Economic Development Board and of The Chicago Network, a group of outstanding women leaders. Her many awards include the Donna Shavlik Award for Women’s Leadership in Higher Education, presented by the American Council on Education (ACE) in 2014 and the Chicagoland ATHENA Leadership Award (2014). Dr. Maimon earned her B.A. (magna cum laude), M.A., and Ph.D. (with distinction) in English at the University of Pennsylvania. Carol Marin Carol is a reporter. Carol works today as the political editor at NBC5 News in Chicago; as a regular interviewer for public broadcasting on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight; and most recently, as a director of the DePaul University Center for Journalism Integrity & Excellence. Carol’s television news career includes a stint as a correspondent for CBS News working for the news magazines 60Minutes II and 60 Minutes. And being a prime time anchor for both NBC Chicago and WBBM-TV. Honors include three George Foster Peabody awards, two Alfred I. duPont-Columbia awards, two National Emmys and the George Polk Award for investigative reporting. Though much of Carol’s work involves political reporting, a substantial part of it also includes examinations of public corruption, and organized crime.

4 Dec 2018

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FFCC-1611 - "The Finish Line is in Sight": Carol Marin and Mary Ann Ahern

First Friday Club of Chicago podcast

On Friday, November 4, 2016 at Noon  at The Union League Club The First Friday Club of Chicago Welcomes  Ms. Carol Marin and Ms. Mary Ann Ahern NBC 5 Chicago  Addressing the topic  "The Finish Line Is in Sight!"     It has been neither a sprint nor a marathon. It has been an Ultra-Marathon that only the strongest athletes can endure. However, this "Ultra" involves politicians, not athletes. And, for most of us, crossing that finish line cannot come soon enough! Political pundits, nearly every journalists and every adult across America, have said that we have never seen a race like this before. From the start line to that impending finish line are two of Chicago's finest journalists: Mary Ann Ahern and Carol Marin. The First Friday Club is honored that they have accepted the invitation to address us on Friday, November 4th, a few days before those candidates cross the finish line. Carol Marin and Mary Ann Ahern need no introduction to most of us. They have been in our homes for many, many years through the magic of television. Carol Marin, a graduate of Palatine High School, returned to Chicago in 1978 when she was hired by NBC 5 Chicago. Mary Ann Ahern, joined NBC 5 Chicago in 1989. She has reported on many of the Catholic stories in our city. In 1991, she was the first journalist to report on the priest sex/pedophile crisis. She has covered the stories of the lives and deaths of Cardinals and Popes.


4 Nov 2016