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Director, Journalism Program

McCormick Foundation

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McCormick Foundation

205 N. Michigan Avenue Suite 4300

Chicago, Illinois 60601

United States

Company Description

The McCormick Foundation is committed to strengthening our free, democratic society by investing in children, communities and country. Through its grantmaking programs, Cantigny Park and Golf, museums, and civic outreach programs, the Foundation helps bui ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Poynter Institute

Affiliations

Board Member
Better Government Association

Board Member
Chicago Journalists Association Inc

Special Advisor
Democracy Schools

Board Member
Accrediting Council on Education and Journalism and Mass Communications

Board Member
American Society of News Editors Foundation

Member of Board of Advisors
HealthCom Partners LLC

Sloan Fellow
Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

Board Member of Chicago Health Outreach
Academy For International Health Studies Inc

Board Member of Chicago Health Outreach
Heartland Alliance

Board Member of Chicago Health Outreach
Health Insights

Sloan Fellow In Economics Journalism
Princeton University

Education

economics

Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

Master's Degree

Urban Studies

Loyola University

bachelor's degree

journalism

Drake University

bachelor’s degree

journalism

Drake University

master's degree

urban studies

Loyola University of Chicago

master’s degree

urban studies

Loyola University

master’s degree

urban studies

Loyola University of Chicago

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Staff Bios

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Clark Bell Program Director clarkbell@McCormickFoundation.org 312.445.5023

Clark Bell is the McCormick Foundation's Journalism Program director. Clark, who joined the foundation in October 2005, oversees journalism grant-making initiatives and shapes the program's focus on critical issues facing the news media. He manages an annual grantmaking budget of nearly $6 million.
Clark is a veteran reporter, editor, publisher and communications consultant. Prior to joining the McCormick Foundation, he was managing director for American Healthcare Solutions, where he developed communications strategies for hospitals, medical foundations and technology firms.
His extensive journalistic background includes serving as publisher of Modern Physician magazine, editor and associate publisher of Modern Healthcare magazine, executive business editor of the Dallas Times Herald and business columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times. Earlier, he served as a consumer affairs reporter for the Chicago Daily News and sports writer for the Des Moines Register.
Clark earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Drake University and a master's degree in urban studies from Loyola University of Chicago. He was among the first group of journalists awarded a Sloan Fellowship to study economics at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Bell serves on the board of the Chicago Journalists Association Foundation and the advisory council of Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Center for Integrative Medicine and Wellness.
"I decided to become a professional journalist at age 15," he said.


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Clark Bell, Special Advisor CBell@McCormickFoundation.org 312.445.5023

Clark Bell is a special advisor to the McCormick Foundation's Democracy Program. Clark is a veteran reporter, editor, publisher and communications consultant. Prior to joining the McCormick Foundation, he was managing director for American Healthcare Solutions, where he developed communications strategies for hospitals, medical foundations and technology firms.
His extensive journalistic background includes serving as editor and associate publisher of Modern Healthcare magazine, executive business editor of the Dallas Times Herald and business columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times. Earlier, he served as a consumer affairs reporter for the Chicago Daily News and sports writer for the Des Moines Register.
Clark earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Drake University and a master's degree in urban studies from Loyola University of Chicago. He was among the first group of journalists awarded a Sloan Fellowship to study economics at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Bell serves on the board of the American Society of News Editors Foundation and the Accrediting Council on Education and Journalism and Mass Communications. He is on the board of the Chicago Journalists Association Foundation and serves as chair of the advisory council of Northwestern Memorial Hospital's Center for Integrative Medicine and Wellness.


Poynter Institute Names ...

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Poynter Institute Names Clark Bell, Longtime Journalism Program Director for the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, as an Adviser Posted on Jan. 15, 2016

Bell will help shape some of the institute's critical teaching initiatives to strengthen journalism in democracies around the world
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Jan. 15, 2016) - The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, has recruited Clark Bell, the longtime Journalism Program Director for one of America's largest foundations, the Robert R. McCormick Foundation in Chicago, as an adviser.
Bell will work with Poynter on a contract basis to help shape some of the institute's most ambitious teaching projects around the country and the globe.


Day One Recap: Because News Matters News Literacy Summit |

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McCormick Fdn journalism chief Clark Bell says long-term goal is to embed news lit programs in school systems. #NLSummit

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