217-244-2406
          27 Gregory Hall
          mcdonld@illinois.edu

 


Education

  • M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Journalism)
  • B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (English Education)

Affiliations

  • Lecturer in Journalism

Course Specialties

  • Journalism 199, Sports Journalism Today
  • Journalism 220, News Editing
  • Journalism 261, Readings in Sports Journalism

Background
McDonald has 35 years of newspaper experience, including 21 years as a sports editor and sportswriter at The News-Gazette in Champaign, Ill. She was also director of information systems and electronic publishing at The News-Gazette.

Research/Creative Endeavor
In addition to her teaching, McDonald also edits books for publisher Mike Sager and The Sager Group.