Tim Franklin

Senior Associate Dean
Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications at Northwestern University

Tim Franklin is the Senior Associate Dean and the John M. Mutz Chair in Local News at the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications at Northwestern University. He also leads two major local news projects, the Medill Local News Initiative and the Metro Media Lab. Franklin is the former President of The Poynter Institute, an international school for journalists and a media strategy center. He’s the former top editor of The Baltimore Sun, Orlando Sentinel and Indianapolis Star, and he was a Washington Managing Editor for Bloomberg News. He’s been named a Distinguished Alumnus of the Indiana University Media School.

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