Director of Teaching Operations
Andrew DeLong serves as the Director of Teaching Operations. Previously, he was Teaching & Event Services Director at Poynter where he was responsible for the administrative and logistical support for internal and external seminars and special events. His passion for journalism first brought him to the Institute as a participant in the High School Journalism Program and then again as a member of the Poynter Fellowship for College Journalists.
Prior to joining Poynter in 2012 as a program coordinator, DeLong worked for the Tampa Bay Times as both a writer and editorial assistant. He also freelanced for several local magazines and community publications. He is a native Floridian and enjoys volunteering in his community. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida where he majored in mass communications and minored in leadership studies. He holds a certification in hospitality and tourism management from Florida Atlantic University.