Foley earned a master’s degree from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism in 2008. He was in Syria in 2012 when he was captured by militants. He was killed in August by members of the Islamic State terrorist group.
Paul McGrath, a seasoned Chicago journalist and deputy mayor under Jane Byrne, passed away last week. He was 75.
Journalist Marshall Rosenthal, counted a few years as a writer for CBS 2 in his long and illustrious career, died this week at the age of 71.