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Chicago Foundation for Women Annual Symposium Intergnerational Panel on CAN-TV, 9/29/2016.


Column by Heidi Stevens in Chicago Tribune, 12/24/2015, “15 Women I Loved Getting to Know in 2015.”

Radio Interview on Iowa Public Radio, December 14, 2015.

Live Reading at Prairie Lights Bookstore, Iowa City, October 23, 2015.

TV interview with “Morning Blend” on WTMJ in Milwaukee, 9/21/2015

Column by Heidi Stevens in Chicago Tribune, “Speaking for The Single Moms Who Are Often Misunderstood,” September 18, 2015.

Column in Oak Leaves, “Michele Weldon Memoir Ties Wrestling, Single Parenthood and Cancer,” 9/17/ 2015.

Interview on Chicago Review Press 9/14/2015.

Interview with Amy Guth, WGN Radio, September 2015.

Story in Wednesday Journal about Escape Points 9/9/2015.

Starred review in Booklist September 2015.

Review of Escape Points in Kirkus Reviews.

TEDx Northwestern U Introduction
Read/listen/watch the latest blurbs about Weldon and her work. Cited often as an expert on media issues or for commentary on her work as an author, journalist or keynoter, click here to see what you may have missed.


Read, watch the Northwestern Public Voices Fellowship video.

Mentioned in Soraya Chemaly’s column.

Read Pacific Standard Magazine on Fatherless Doom, 6/12/2014.

Read  Talking Points Memo on Jill Abramson’s firing 5/23/2014.

Read “Good Mothers Die” in Medium May 8, 2014.

Read “Your Brain on Story” in Pacific Standard 4/24/2014.


Michele Weldon was co-director of TEDXNorthwesternU 2014 April 12 in the McCormick Tribune Center Forum. Click for the 9 talks plus her intro.

Watch Medill Talks (February 27, 2014) that Weldon directed and also delivered, “Your Brain On Story.”

Read about Tiger Moms in The Guardian on January 9, 2014.


Weldon on breast cancer awareness and the prevention trap In October 2013.

Weldon published a piece on age and gender perceptions Sept. 4, 2013 in Quartz  with Diana Nyad as the news hook.

Doctors and teachers deserve more confidentiality than journalists?” ran in the August 21, 2013

Clearing the dark cloud of mistrust among journalists” was Weldon’s oped in AlJazeera English August 15, 2013.

Read her oped for CNN 7.9.2013:  “For working moms, it’s about ‘and,’ not ‘or.’”

Read her Huffington Post Father’s Day piece.  Also in HuffPo, a journalist’s thank you note.

Read Father’s Day piece in New York Times.

Read about take your parents to work, or stay at home for elder care day.


Read her oped in the Christian Science Monitor, ”Fallout from Olympic Wrestling Takedown,” on February 25, 2013, was reprinted in dozens of newspapers and prompted a guest spot on Wisconsin Public Radio.

Read oped on Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In and women in media in Al Jazeera on 2/25/2013.

Michele Weldon’s piece in Al Jazeera on January 9, 2013 on the Steubenville, Ohio rape was the lead oped.

Read about Adam Lanza’s mother in womensnews  in December 2012.

Read about the gender gap in Al Jazeera October 24, 2012.

Authors walk the walk. in Huffington Post October 2013. 

Read all her Huffington Post columns here.

Read Father’s Day opinion piece in Chicago Tribune, 6.11.2011

Listen to a discussion on WBEZ-Fm’s 848 regarding media bias:
Interview with Weldon about first person narrative journalism in Imagination Publishing:

Read a blog about her work as a journalist and author.

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