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Theresa Collington, WTVT-TV
Executive Producer Online

At the Institute

  • Applications Now Open For ONA-Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

    Featured Faculty Include Quartz’s S. Mitra Kalita, Poynter’s Kelly McBride, and Facebook’s Liz Heron

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Jan. 12, 2015) — The Poynter Institute and the Online News Association (ONA) are now accepting applications for the ONA-Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media (#digitalwomenleaders). Led by prominent women leaders in the startup, tech, media and academic fields, faculty will include S.

  • Poynter and Gannett Join Forces to Create Transformative Journalism Training Program

    Robust, integrated program will help training journalists in the “Newsroom of the Future”

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2015) – The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism education, will partner with the Gannett Co., Inc., the nation’s largest news publisher, to train thousands of Gannett’s U.S. Community Publishing journalists.

    The training supports a strategic transformation in Gannett’s newsrooms. Each news organization — and each job — has been reshaped and revitalized to serve readers better.

  • Poynter Institute Taps CNN Editor Katie Hawkins-Gaar as New Digital Innovation Faculty Member

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (December 8, 2014) – Katie Hawkins-Gaar of CNN, a leading expert in user-generated content and producer of some of the network’s most prominent digital projects, has been named the new Digital Innovation Faculty member at The Poynter Institute.

    Hawkins-Gaar most recently oversaw the editorial team at CNN iReport, the network’s worldwide citizen journalism platform. While there, she managed the site and led the production staff that verifies user-created content for CNN.

Featured Video

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.