Senior Product Specialist
Mel Grau is the senior product specialist at The Poynter Institute, focusing on Poynter’s training experiences and newsletters. She previously edited The Cohort, Poynter’s biweekly newsletter for women in media, and has taught at Poynter’s Leadership Academy for Women in Media. A graduate of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Grau spent five years in marketing, writing and product development before coming to Poynter. She loves to hike, practice handstands in yoga and teach her nieces and nephews about feminism.