Posts by Ola Seifert


Poynter Appoints Three New Advisory Board Members

The Poynter Institute announced today the appointment of three new National Advisory Board members: Candy Altman, vice president/News, Hearst-Argyle Television, Inc., Dr. Mario Garcia, CEO and founder of Garcia Media, and Orage Quarles III, president and publisher, The News & Observer. “Advisory board members further the understanding of the Poynter Board of Trustees, the administration and the faculty on what’s going … Read More

Col�n, McBride Named to New Posts at Poynter

The Poynter Institute has announced two faculty leadership appointments: Aly Colón is the News Reporting, Writing, and Editing group leader, and Kelly McBride succeeds Colón as the Ethics group leader. Colón’s new duties will include serving as editor of the Best Newspaper Writing book, a yearly compilation of the winners of the ASNE Writing Awards … Read More

Wendy Wallace to Head Poynter High School Program

Wendy Wallace, a St. Petersburg Times veteran of almost 20 years, has joined Poynter on a part-time basis to serve as director of its high school journalism program. Wallace also works as a copy editor at the Times helping students produce the weekly X-Team section of the paper for kids.In her position with Poynter, Wallace will be responsible for coordinating … Read More