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Company Overview of The Poynter Institute for Media Studies, Inc.

Company Overview

The Poynter Institute for Media Studies, Inc. is an educational institution that offers journalism and media education and research services. It owns a newspaper, The Tampa Bay Times. The Poynter Institute for Media Studies, Inc. was formerly known as Modern Media Institute, Inc. and changed its name from Modern Media Institute, Inc. to The Poynter Institute for Media Studies, Inc. in 1984. The institution was founded in 1975 and is based in St. Petersburg, Florida.

801 Third Street South

St. Petersburg, FL 33701

United States

Founded in 1975

Phone:

727-821-9494

Fax:

727-821-0583

Key Executives for The Poynter Institute for Media Studies, Inc.

Chairman Emeritus
Age: 75
Member of the Board of Trustees and President
Dean of Faculty
Age: 46
Chairman Board of Trustees
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Poynter Institute for Media Studies, Inc. Key Developments

Poynter Institute Announces Board Changes

Poynter Institute announced that Ann Marie Lipinski, the curator of Harvard's Nieman Foundation and the former editor of the Chicago Tribune, has been named a member of board of trustees. And, Poynter announced that ESPN Senior Vice President Rob King will become chair of its National Advisory Board next month. Lipinski currently serves as curator of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, the home of the Nieman Fellows program, widely considered the most prestigious fellowship program for journalists in the world. Lipinski joins the Poynter board next month. She will replace Dr. Maria Vesperi, a professor of anthropology at New College of Florida, whose term is expiring. King will succeed David Boardman as chair of Poynter's advisory board.

The Poynter Institute Names Ann Marie Lipinski as Member of Board of Trustees

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 that ESPN Senior Vice President Rob King will become chair of its National Advisory Board next month. Lipinski currently serves as curator of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, the home of the Nieman Fellows program, widely considered the most prestigious fellowship program for journalists in the world. The foundation also is the home of Nieman Reports, a quarterly magazine on journalism issues and the popular Nieman Journalism Lab website. Before going to Harvard, Lipinski was the Vice President for Civic Engagement and a senior lecturer at the University of Chicago.

Poynter Institute for Media Studies Names Five New Members to National Advisory Board

The Poynter Institute for Media Studies, Inc. announced the addition of five new members to serve on its National Advisory Board. The newly-named board members are: Arthur Gregg Sulzberger, senior editor for strategy, The New York TimesSulzberger is senior editor for strategy at The Times, where he leads a small newsroom team charged with identifying and responding to emerging trends and opportunities. Lori Bergen, Ph.D., dean of the J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication at Marquette UniversityBergen was named 2014 Journalism and Mass Communication Administrator of the Year by the Scripps Howard Foundation. Emilio Garcia-Ruiz, managing editor of digital at The Washington PostGarcia-Ruiz is the chief strategist for digital execution at the Post and the newsroom's chief liaison with business operations for digital programs. Anders Gyllenhaal, vice president, news and Washington editor of The McClatchy Co. Before being appointed as vice president at McClatchy, Gyllenhaal was senior vice president and executive editor of the Miami Herald from 2007 to 2010. Alexandra Zayas, investigative reporter, The Tampa Bay TimesZayas has won several awards for her investigative reporting, including the 2013 Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting, the Livingston Award for Young Journalists and a Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism.

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