Every professional should have a Poynter experience. It’s an intense way to learn new things and collaborate with colleagues.

Mary Hausch
2010 Seminar Participant

At the Institute

  • ONA, Poynter Team Up for Innovative Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

    ONA, Poynter Team Up for Innovative Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (November 18, 2014) — The Online News Association (ONA) and The Poynter Institute will partner to create an intensive, tuition-free leadership program that addresses the unique needs of women in digital media.

    The ONA-Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media, April 12-17, 2015, at Poynter’s campus in St.

  • Poynter Institute’s 2013 Fiscal Report Reflects Past Challenges and Investments in Future Growth

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (November 14, 2014)— The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, filed its annual return with the Internal Revenue Service today. The documents show a 2013 loss that reflects the continuing challenges of the news industry and the institute’s investments in its own transformation.

    For the year ending Dec. 31, 2013, Poynter spent almost $3.5 million more than it generated in revenues.

  • Poynter Names Five New Members to National Advisory Board

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (October 23, 2014) – Poynter, a global leader in journalism, is pleased to announce the addition of five new members to serve on its National Advisory Board (NAB). The new board members bring a breadth of expertise as media executives, digital journalists, academic leaders and award-winning reporters. They will help guide Poynter’s strategic direction across all areas, including digital innovation, thought leadership and academic expansion efforts. Each of them will begin their two year term in January 2015.

In the News

  • Tompkins: A Confidential Source and A Gag Order

    Taking information from a confidential source, especially for a case like this, is serious business. There is great peril in reporting around stories that have gag orders.” Poynter’s Al Tompkins (senior faculty, Broadcast and Online) said to a CBS News reporter for 48 Hours’ Crimsider.

  • Dunlap: The State of Journalism

    Poynter’s Karen Dunlap had a radio interview with Dan Maduri for NewsTalk Florida about the current state of journalism. Below are some of the responses to his question.

  • McBride: Leak Legislation

    Journalists make a really good argument about how it is impossible to run a democracy if they don’t know what their government is doing,” Poynter’s Kelly McBride, told TVNewsCheck about legislation meant to stop intelligence leaks.

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.