Poynter Boards, Founder, Past Presidents and Chairmen

Board of Trustees

Andy Corty - Interim President, Poynter; President & Publisher, Florida Trend Magazine

Kelly McBride - Vice President, The Poynter Institute

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

Andy Barnes - Poynter Chairman and CEO Emeritus

Stephen Buckley - Aga Khan Graduate School of Media and Communications in Nairobi

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

Anne Hull - Former National Reporter, The Washington Post

Jana Jones - Treasurer, The Poynter Institute; CFO, Tampa Bay Times

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

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

Kinsey Wilson - Senior Advisor to the President and CEO, The New York Times

 

National Advisory Board

Anders Gyllenhaal - Chair of Poynter's NAB; Senior Editor and Director, Leadership and Development, McClatchy

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

Melissa Bell - Publisher, Vox Media, Inc.

Lori Bergen - Founding Dean, College of Media, Communication and Information at the University of Colorado Boulder

Audrey Cooper - Editor in Chief, San Francisco Chronicle

John Dickerson - Host of Face the Nation, Political Director, CBS News

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

Emilio Garcia-Ruiz - Managing Editor, Digital, The Washington Post

Mitra Kalita - Vice President for Programming, CNN Digital

Wesley Lowery - Reporter, The Washington Post

Mi-Ai Parrish - President and Publisher, The Arizona Republic; Republic Media

Byron Pitts - Co-Anchor of Nightline, Chief National Correspondent, ABC News

Callie Schweitzer - Managing Editor, Thrive Global

Arthur Gregg Sulzberger - Deputy Publisher, The New York Times

Alexandra Zayas - Senior Editor, ProPublica

 

The Poynter Foundation Board

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

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

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

James Holton - President, Holton Companies

Elisa Jackson - Executive Director of The Poynter Foundation

Linda Marcelli - Managing Director, Lucky’s Real Tomatoes

William F. "Chip" Merlin Jr. - President and Founder, Merlin Law Group

Craig Newmark - Founder, craigslist and the Craig Newmark Foundation

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.

Elizabeth Sembler - Chair, Corporation for Public Broadcasting

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)

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