Quoted

The Poynter Institute has played an incredibly influential role in my own professional development, as well as the careers of so many newsroom leaders I’ve had the good fortune to have collaborated with over the years.

Victor Hernandez, CNN
Director of Domestic Newsgathering

At the Institute

  • Amanda Hess to be Keynote Speaker at Raliance Media Summit

    RALLY Awards Finalists Announced.

    St. Petersburg, Florida (April 25, 2017) - New York Times David Carr Fellow, Amanda Hess, will offer keynote remarks at a national media summit advancing how the media approaches sexual violence and awarding excellence in journalistic coverage of sexual assault.

    Newsroom journalists are invited to attend the Summit: Changing the landscape: A dialogue with journalists reporting on sexual violence scheduled for May 9 at the Kaiser Family Foundation in Washington D.C.

  • Poynter Selects 21 News Organizations to Participate in its Local News Innovation Program

    The program is part of the groundbreaking work of the Knight-Lenfest Newsroom Initiative, designed to spur digital transformation in local news organizations

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (April 20, 2017) – The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, has selected 21 news organizations to participate in the first year of a John S. and James L. Knight Foundation-funded initiative to accelerate digital transformation in local news.

  • Award-winning PBS NewsHour Anchor Judy Woodruff to be Honored with Poynter Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (April 13, 2017) – Judy Woodruff, a pioneering broadcast journalist who has spent more than three decades at NBC, CNN and PBS, will be awarded the 2017 Poynter Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism. Woodruff, the anchor and managing editor of the “PBS NewsHour,” will be honored at Poynter’s annual gala in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Nov. 4.

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Storytelling Tip: Use Five Motivators to Engage Audiences

The Poynter Institute’s Al Tompkins shows how using five story motivators will help you create stronger stories.