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Lori Bergen – Founding Dean, College of Media, Communication & Information at the University of Colorado, Boulder

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Paula Ellis – Retired, Former Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Rob King – Senior Vice President, SportsCenter and News, ESPN

Ann Marie Lipinski – Curator, The Nieman Foundation for Journalism, Harvard University

Kelly McBride – Senior Vice President, The Poynter Institute

Paul C. Tash – Chairman and CEO of the Times Publishing Company; Chairman of Poynter’s Board of Trustees

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National Advisory Board

Anders Gyllenhaal – Chair of Poynter’s NAB; Retired Vice President of News, The McClatchy Company

Karen E. Andreas – Regional Publisher, North of Boston Media Group

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Audrey Cooper – Editor in Chief, San Francisco Chronicle

John Dickerson – Co-Host, CBS This Morning

Jon Funabiki – Professor of Journalism and Executive Director, Renaissance Journalism, San Francisco State University

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Eric Lukens – Editor, The Bulletin

Mi-Ai Parrish – Professor, Media Innovation and Leadership, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University

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Christine Portela – Director of News Operations, Local Media, Univision Communications, Inc.

Emily Ramshaw – Editor-In-Chief, The Texas Tribune

Callie Schweitzer – Chief Content Officer, Thrive Global

Frank Sesno – Director, School of Media & Public Affairs, George Washington University

The Poynter Foundation Board

Brian P. Tierney – Foundation Chairman, CEO of Brian Communications and Realtime Media

Paul C. Tash – Chairman and CEO of the Times Publishing Company and Chairman of Poynter’s Board of Trustees

Neil Brown – President, The Poynter Institute

Roger Black – Art Director, Design Consultant

Barry Edwards – Political Consultant and Strategist

Fassil Gabremariam – CEO, Footsteps International

Mario R. Garcia – Affiliate, CEO and Founder of Garcia Media

Bob Graham – Senator

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Elise Minkoff – Honorary Commander, MacDill Air Force Base

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Christopher Pizzo – Senior Vice President, Deloitte CRG

Frank “Sandy” Rief III – Attorney, Allen Dell, Attorneys at Law

Owen J. Roberts – Chairman and CEO, Capital Formation Counselors, Inc.

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Greg Truax – President, Tampa Bay Publishing Inc.

Founder

Nelson Poynter (1903-1978)

Former Chairmen

Andy Barnes – Poynter Chairman and CEO Emeritus

Eugene Patterson – Poynter Chairman and CEO Emeritus (1923-2013)

Former Presidents

Tim Franklin – Former President

Dr. Karen B. Dunlap – President Emerita

James M. Naughton – President Emeritus (1938-2012)

Bob Haiman – President Emeritus

Donald Baldwin – President Emeritus (1918-2006)