Associated Press Reporter to Receive UGA McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage

By: Sherrie Whaley | UGA Today

Athens, Ga. – A wire service journalist who documented mass killings, exposed child trafficking and illuminated the struggles from earthquakes and hurricanes is the recipient of this year’s McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage.

Rukmini Callimachi, West Africa bureau chief for the Associated Press, will receive the medal from the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication and its McGill Program in Journalistic Courage during an April ceremony.

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