Michael graduated Magna Cum Laude from Wake Forest University with B.A. in Communication and minors in Journalism as well as Politics and International Affairs. As an undergrad, he gained experience freelancing for a radio station and as sports editor for the university newspaper. Academically, his honors project identified a correlation between the poverty of college athletes and their susceptibility to committing an NCAA violation. His past internships include a summer at USA TODAY where he was published in the daily paper, website and magazine. At Stanford, he is eager to develop data and multimedia skills that he can apply to future endeavors.
Michael McLaughlin, MA Class of 2018 Stanford Journalism