At the Institute

Owners of Three Tampa Bay Major Professional Sports, in Rare Joint Appearance, to Speak at Poynter Institute

Global Leader in Journalism Gathers Owners of the Lightning, Rays and Bucs to Discuss Business of Professional Sports with National Sports Editors’ Conference and Public

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Feb. 2, 2016) – The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, announced today that it will convene the owners of the three major professional sports franchises in the Tampa Bay area in a rare joint appearance at the Institute on Feb. 29.

Poynter Institute Announces Initiative to Fact-Check Claims About Global Health and Development

Collaboration among The Poynter Institute, PolitiFact and Africa Check will bring accountability and public context globally to complex regional issues

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Jan.

The Poynter Institute and GateHouse Media, LLC Launch Customized Training Initiative

Global leader in journalism joins forces with leading newspaper publisher to create innovative professional development program

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Jan. 21, 2016) – The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, announced it will work with GateHouse Media, LLC, publisher of more newspapers than any company in the nation, on a 2016 training certificate program for company journalists.

Poynter worked closely with GateHouse to create detailed professional development programs, targeting specific journalism skills.

Applications Now Open For 2016 Online News Association-Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

Featured Faculty Include Hearken’s Jennifer Brandel, Upworthy’s Amy O’Leary and ProPublica’s Sisi Wei

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Jan. 13, 2016) — The Poynter Institute and the Online News Association (ONA) are now accepting applications for the 2016 ONA-Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media, a transformative, tuition-free leadership program to train digital media’s best and brightest women.

The Poynter Institute Unveils Major Redesign of its Industry-Leading Site, Poynter.org

Innovations include cleaner, bolder design for all devices and greater integration of Poynter’s educational programs

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Jan. 7, 2016) – The Poynter Institute today unveiled a newly designed Poynter.org, the leading publisher of media news and information that draws 9.6 million unique visitors a year. New features include streamlined navigation, smarter search, deeper integration with Poynter’s journalism teaching and clean, mobile-friendly design.

The First Amendment Foundation Will Add Offices at The Poynter Institute and Partner on Training Programs and Events

‘Sunshine’ Certificate, seminars and other open-records events highlight 2016 training

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Dec. 18, 2015) – The First Amendment Foundation, a 31-year-old nonprofit organization dedicated to open government in Florida, announced today that it will add offices and move its administrative management from Tallahassee to The Poynter Institute here.

American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) to Relocate to Poynter Institute as Part of New Partnership

Poynter to provide management of annual ASBPE awards, membership, events and more

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Dec. 17, 2015) – The American Society of Business Publication Editors announced today it will relocate its base of operations to The Poynter Institute, which also will provide comprehensive management services to the 51-year-old association.

As part of the agreement, Poynter will provide membership and customer service, event support, website assistance and management of ASBPE’s highly regarded Azbee Awards of Excellence.

Poynter and ONA Team Up for Second Women’s Leadership Academy

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Nov. 18, 2015) — The Poynter Institute and the Online News Association (ONA) are collaborating again to offer a transformative, tuition-free leadership program to train digital media’s best and brightest women in Spring 2016.

The second ONA-Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media, offered to 28 U.S.-based journalists, will take place the week of May 2, 2016, at Poynter’s campus in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Poynter Names ESPN Senior Vice President Rob King to its Board of Trustees

“Nightline” co-anchor Byron Pitts, Vox.com executive editor Melissa Bell, Time Inc.’s Callie Schweitzer and community publisher Karen Andreas also named to Poynter’s National Advisory Board

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (November 6, 2015) – Rob King, ESPN’s senior vice president for SportsCenter and News, has been named a member of The Poynter Institute’s Board of Trustees.

Poynter Launches Membership Program to Support Career Success for Media Professionals and Educators

Program will provide a more personalized training experience and discounted training opportunities to meet individual career development goals for journalists, educators, writers and storytellers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Oct.