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

Stephen Buckley – Lead Story Editor, Global Press

Neil Brown – President, The Poynter Institute

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

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

Kelly McBride – Senior Vice President, The Poynter Institute; Public Editor, NPR; Chair, Craig Newmark Center for Ethics and Leadership

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

National Advisory Board

Mi-Ai Parrish – Chair of Poynter’s National Advisory Board; CEO and President of MAP Strategies Group; Endowed Chair, Media Innovation and Leadership, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University

Ashley Alvarado – Director of Community Engagement, Southern California Public Radio (KPCC + LAist)

Glenn Burkins – Founder and Publisher, QCity Metro

David Von Drehle – Opinions Columnist, The Washington Post

Shelly Leslie – Head of Capitol Broadcasting Podcast Network, Original Programming, Audience Development

Andrew Pergam – Director of Global Strategic Initiatives, Facebook

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

Emily Ramshaw – Co-Founder/CEO, The 19th*

Christa Scharfenberg – CEO, Reveal/Center for Investigative Reporting

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

Kameel Stanley – Senior Producer of The City podcast, USA Today

Lori Waldon – President and General Manager, KOAT TV, ABC affiliate in Albuquerque-Santa Fe, New Mexico

Mike Wilson – Deputy Sports Editor, The New York Times

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Brian P. Tierney – CEO Brian Communications, Chairman 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

Ramon Bosquez – President, The Bosquez Group, LLC

Michael Dreyer – President, The Tampa Bay Trust Company

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

Michael Silver – Attorney, Shutts & Bowen LLP

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Craig Newmark – Founder, craigslist and the Craig Newmark Foundation

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)