SEEKING INSIGHT FROM LEADERS IN OUR FIELDS

Produced by the Junior Board of the Chicago/Midwest Chapter
of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

Episode 3: Joel Weisman

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Former Host, The Week in Review

interviewed by

Anthony Landahl

Nexstar Producer

A Chicago media legend, Joel Weisman is the former Week in Review host who worked with WTTW for 40 years before retiring in 2018. He is continuing to work as a media agent in Chicago. Producer Anthony Landahl talks with Joel about his early years as a newspaper journalist in the 60s, what drives him to excel and what the keys are to a half-century career in journalism.

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John Owens

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Rebekah Cowing

Executive Producer

Aliyah Muhammad

Graphic Designer, Producer & Editor

Carmen Vincent

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Anthony Landahl

Producer & Editor

Melyssa Guzman

Producer & Editor

Tiyen Simmons

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Nihar Gagneja

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Larry Larson

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Sam Brief

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Mikey Boyd

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