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Lucy Dalglish


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Lucy A. Dalglish became dean of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism on Aug. 1, 2012.

She served as executive director of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press from 2000-12. Prior to assuming the Reporters Committee position, Dalglish was a media lawyer for almost five years in the trial department of the Minneapolis law firm of Dorsey & Whitney.

From 1980-93, Dalglish was a reporter and editor at the St. Paul Pioneer Press. As a reporter, she covered beats ranging from general assignment and suburbs to education and courts. During her last three years at the Pioneer Press, she served as night city editor, assistant news editor and national/foreign editor.

Dalglish was awarded the Kiplinger Award by the National Press Foundation in 2012 for her service to journalism. She was also awarded the Wells Memorial Key, the highest honor bestowed by the Society of Professional Journalists, in 1995. She was one of 24 inducted into the charter class of the National Freedom of Information Act Hall of Fame in Washington, D.C.

Dalglish earned a juris doctor degree from Vanderbilt University Law School in 1995.

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