Star Tribune editor to deliver lecture, serve as Journalist-in-Residence

by Dennis Brown

Tim McGuire, editor and senior vice president of the Star Tribune in Minneapolis-St. Paul, will deliver a lecture titled “A Search for Calling ? Can It Be Found in Journalism?” Oct. 9 (Tuesday) in the Hesburgh Library auditorium at the University of Notre Dame. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7:30 p.m.p. McGuire, who is the 2001-02 president of the American Society of Newspaper Editors, is this year’s Journalist-in-Residence at Notre Dame. During his time on campus, he’ll meet with students and faculty as well as speak in classes associated with the University’s John W. Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics&Democracy.p. Editor and senior vice president of the Star Tribune since 1992, McGuire was previously the newspaper’s managing and executive editor. The Star Tribune won a Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting in 1990, when McGuire was managing editor. Earlier in his journalism career, McGuire served as the managing editor of newspapers in Michigan, Texas and Florida.p. A 1971 graduate of Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Mich., he earned a J.D. degree (cum laude) from William Mitchell College of Law in 1987, becoming a member of the Minnesota Bar that year. He’s been honored as Aquinas College’s Outstanding Alumnus in both 1992 and 2001. He received the Outstanding Service Award from William Mitchell College of Law in 2000.p. Activities of the Journalist-in-Residence are sponsored with a gift from Keiko and Matt Storin of Brookline, Mass. A 1964 alumnus of Notre Dame, Matt Storin is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Gallivan Program. He recently retired as editor of the Boston Globe. In 1997 he served as the University’s first Journalist-in-Residence.

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