John Fennell

Associate Professor

Meredith Chair in Service Journalism

213 Lee Hills Hall
Missouri School of Journalism
Columbia, MO 65211-1200


JOHN FENNELL has served as editor of Milwaukee Magazine, an award-winning monthly city magazine. The publication won some 160 awards during his 13-plus years tenure, including a nomination for the National Magazine Awards and two for the Gerald Loeb Award for Business and Financial Journalism. Fennell has just completed a book about the life of Harry V. Quadracci, the late founder of Quad/Graphics, the third largest printer in North America. Fennell is a former newspaper reporter who worked as assistant to the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Mike Royko. He was also editor of the international design journal, Step-By-Step Graphics.

Meredith Chair in Service Journalism
The Meredith Corporation of Des Moines, Iowa established an endowed chair in service journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism in 1986.

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