The White House Correspondents’ Association supports a student at the Medill School of Journalism through a $5,000 gift toward a post-graduate degree for a student in the Government and Public Affairs reporting track.
Ezra Kaplan is a former high school chemistry teacher, White House intern and rowing coach who is now a graduate student at Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism. As a journalist, Ezra has freelanced from the West Bank, worked with the Associated Press and published several articles with The Youth Project. Kaplan’s interests are global. He is pursuing a video broadcast track at Medill. After Medill he hopes to travel to underreported regions to bring world news to consumers through video, written and interactive story-telling media.