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Q&A with Mara Brock Akil creator of the television show “Girlfriends”

Medill will be honoring television producer Mara Brock Akil (BSJ92) with our Medill Hall of Achievement award at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5. Akil is the  creator of the hit television shows “Girlfriends,” “The Game” and “Being Mary Jane.” She will do an onstage Q & A with professor J.A. Adande after we present her award. Medill is extending a special invitation to students, faculty and staff at the School of Communication. Please sign up for a seat as we anticipate high demand for this event.