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Board of Trustees

Lori Bergen ֱ Founding Dean, College of Media, Communication & Information at the University of Colorado, Boulder

Stephen Buckley ֱ Patterson Professor of the Practice of Journalism and Public Policy, DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy at Duke University

Neil Brown ֱ President, The ֱ Institute

Monica Davey ֱ Deputy National Editor, The New York Times

Conan Gallaty ֱ Chairman and CEO, Tampa Bay Times

Paula Ellis ֱ Kettering Foundation senior associate, consultant, former Knight Ridder vice president, editor, publisher and Knight Foundation executive

Rob King ֱ Former Senior Vice President and Editor-at-Large, ESPN Content

Ann Marie Lipinski ֱ Curator, The Nieman Foundation for Journalism, Harvard University

Kelly McBride ֱ Senior Vice President, The ֱ Institute; Chair, Craig Newmark Center for Ethics and Leadership at ֱ; Public Editor, NPR

Jessica ֱJessiֱ Navarro ֱ COO and CFO, The ֱ Institute

Paul C. Tash ֱ Chairman, The ֱ Institute Board of Trustees

Lori Waldon ֱ President and General Manager, KOAT TV, Hearst Television, Albuquerque-Santa Fe, New Mexico

 

National Advisory Board

Ashley Alvarado ֱ Vice President of Community Engagement + Strategic Initiatives at Southern California Public Radio (KPCC + LAist)

Dr. Battinto L. Batts Jr. ֱ Dean, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University

Glenn Burkins ֱ Founder and Publisher, QCity Metro

Stella M.á,immigration reporter, KERA, Dallas

Eric Deggans ֱ NPRֱs first full-time TV critic

Ramón Escobar, senior vice president, talent recruitment and development, CNN

Katrice Hardy ֱ Executive Editor, The Dallas Morning News

Mark Katches ֱ Editor and Vice President, Tampa Bay Times

Anita Kumar ֱ Senior Managing Editor, North America, POLITICO

Kathleen McGrory,investigations editor, New York Timesֱs Local Investigations Fellowship

Andrew Pergam ֱ Co-founder, Spark Camp

Christine Portela ֱ Director of News Operations, Local Media, Univision Communications, Inc.

Ronnie Ramos ֱ Vice President of Content, MassLive.com

Emily Ramshaw ֱ Co-Founder/CEO, The 19th*

Monica R. Richardson ֱ Vice President of Local News (McClatchy Large Markets)

Adrienne Roark,president, content development and integration, CBS News and Stations and CBS Media Ventures

Christa Scharfenberg ֱ Project Director, California Local Journalism Fellowship Project, University of California, Berkley

Will Schick ֱ Director of Programs and Partnerships, Asian American Journalists Association

Frank Sesno ֱ Director of Strategic Initiatives, School of Media & Public Affairs, George Washington University

Kameel Stanley ֱ Program Director, Stitcher

Mike Wilson ֱ National Advisory Board Chair; Deputy Editor, the Great Read, The New York Times

 

The ֱ Foundation Board

Brian P. Tierney ֱ CEO, Brian Communications; Chairman, Realtime Media

Paul C. Tash ֱ Chairman, The ֱ Institute Board of Trustees

Neil Brown ֱ President, The ֱ Institute

Ramon Bosquez ֱ President, The Bosquez Group LLC; Partner, Seed Funders LLC

Michael Dreyer ֱ President, The Tampa Bay Trust Company

Frank ֱSandyֱ Rief III ֱ Attorney, Allen Dell, Attorneys at Law

Michael Silver ֱ Attorney, Shutts & Bowen LLP

Brian Bracco ֱ Retired, Vice President and General Manager of Scripps Media

 

Emeritus Board Member

Craig Newmark – Founder, craigslist and the Craig Newmark Foundation

 

Founder

Nelson ֱ (1903-1978)

 

Former Chairmen

Andy Barnes – ֱ Chairman and CEO Emeritus

Eugene Patterson – ֱ Chairman and CEO Emeritus (1923-2013)

 

Former Presidents

Tim Franklin – Former President

Dr. Karen B. Dunlap – President Emerita

James M. Naughton – President Emeritus (1938-2012)

Bob Haiman – President Emeritus

Donald Baldwin – President Emeritus (1918-2006)