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Michelle Hudson
2010 Seminar Participant, Digital Skills and Strategies for Today's Managers

At the Institute

  • 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.

  • Poynter Names Pulitzer Prize-winning Former Chicago Tribune Editor and Nieman Curator Ann Marie Lipinski As Trustee

    ESPN Senior VP Rob King Also Named New Chair of Poynter’s National Advisory Board

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (December 4, 2014) – Ann Marie Lipinski, the curator of Harvard’s Nieman Foundation and the former editor of the Chicago Tribune, has been named a member of The Poynter Institute’s Board of Trustees. And, Poynter announced today that ESPN Senior Vice President Rob King will become chair of its National Advisory Board next month.

  • Report Shows Big Gaps in Newsroom Training

    In some newsrooms, little training in the past year; in others, a lot; nearly 9 in 10 journalists could absorb more, especially digital skills

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Nov. 19, 2014)— Even in the fast-changing digital age, a survey of 1,118 newspaper journalists conducted by The Poynter Institute with support from the John S. and James L.

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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.