Ms. McGill teaches seminars across the country in the areas of photojournalism and visual communications. She uses a no-nonsense approach with emphasis on practical applications. In 2009 she received the Beckman Stewart Award for Excellence in Academia, a national honor in the photojournalism industry. [Go here to see samples.] She is available for consulting.

At University of South Carolina she teaches photography, video and Introduction to Visual Communications to undergraduate students. She often takes students on outings to practice their photography in the field. She also has interests in teaching business practices and religion in the news. [Go here to learn more.]