THE SOURCE

A Quill and Scroll podcast for high school journalists around the world. Listen along to learn about scholastic journalism and its intersection with politics, economics, sports, lifestyle, and culture. You’ll hear from some of the biggest names in the journalism industry.

SEASON 2

Episode 9: Susanne Fowler


We open Season 2 of THE SOURCE with an interview of Susanne Fowler, an editor with The New York Times and the International Herald Tribune. She’s also an alumna of Quill and Scroll, Cedar Rapids Kennedy and the University of Iowa. Sylvia Clubb hosts.

Episode 10: Politics and High School Journalism

Host Sylvia Clubb talks with University of Iowa senior and political science major Jamie Wilhelmi and Q&S Director Jeff Browne about covering news in a historic period of impeachment as well as conflicting media coverage and what sources to trust.

Episode 11: Barbara Kinney


Join us as Quill and Scroll host Nichole Shaw speaks with award-winning photojournalist Barbara Kinney about what life was like as one of the White House photographers during the Clinton Administration and a campaign photographer for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election. Together, they discuss the photojournalism industry—alongside Barbara’s career and the progress of women over the last five years—and advice for budding photojournalists on how to get their career started.

SEASON 1: The Eight Principles

EPISODE 1: TRUTH

Hosted by Nichole Shaw. Her guest is Quill and Scroll Executive Director Jeff Browne. Recorded Sept. 5, 2018.

EPISODE 2: LEARNING


Host Nichole Shaw interviews Quill and Scroll members, both editors at their news publications: Maya Durham from Iowa City High and Natalie Dunlap from Iowa City West.

EPISODE 3: LEADERSHIP


This is Nichole’s interview of Daily Iowan Managing Editor Katelyn Weisbrod, recorded Oct. 3, 2018.

EPISODE 4: LOYALTY


Hosted by Nichole Shaw. Her guest is Colorado Student Media Association Executive Director Jack Kennedy. Recorded Oct. 26, 2018.

EPISODE 5: INITIATIVE


Hosted by Nichole Shaw. Her guest is Ron Stallworth, the subject of Spike Lee’s 2018 film “BlacKkKlansman.” Recorded Jan. 23, 2019.

EPISODE 6: INTEGRITY


Hosted by Emily Hood of Francis Howell North HS. Her guest is Nathanael Hostetler, her school’s principal. Recorded January 2019.

EPISODE 7: JUDGEMENT


Hosted by Jack Rintoul of Kirwood HS. Recorded February 2019.

EPISODE 8: FRIENDSHIP


Hosted by Nichole Shaw and Jeff Browne. Recorded February 2019.