Andy Corty

Interim President, Poynter; President & Publisher, Florida Trend Magazine

Andy Corty is currently serving as Interim President of the Poynter Institute. He is president and publisher of Florida Trend, the statewide magazine that reaches business executives, government officials, and civic leaders throughout Florida. Andy also serves as vice president and secretary of the Board of Directors of Times Publishing, which owns Trend, and as an officer on the boards of other affiliated entities. After growing up in Wilmington, Delaware, Andy received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard College where he majored in economics and his M.B.A. from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. In 1978, following his graduation, he joined the Times as assistant to the publisher. His career has been spent primarily at the Times or its affiliates, including a decade-long stint as vice chairman of Congressional Quarterly Inc. when it was under Times ownership. In mid-career he left the Times for five years to join The Washington Post where he was general manager of the newspaper’s Sunday magazine and worked closely with colleagues at Newsweek. Andy is an active community member. A graduate of Leadership St. Petersburg and Leadership Florida, he serves on the executive committee of the Salvador Dali Museum, serves on the board of Enterprise Florida, and is active in other civic groups. He is married to the former Betty Wallace and they have two sons.