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The more the world changes and the faster it moves, the more journalists need state-of-the-art tools and faith in their professional. I’ve always found both at Poynter. Time there never fails to deliver new possibilities, new skills, new colleagues and a renewed sense of purpose.

Jacqui Banaszynski, University of Missouri
Knight Chair in Editing, Professor of Journalism

At the Institute

  • Poynter, ONA Announce First Class of 25 Promising Female Media Leaders for the ONA-Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

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    Poynter, ONA Announce First Class of 25 Promising Female Media Leaders for the ONA-Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

  • 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.

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