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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 – Chicago Bureau Chief, 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 – Senior Vice President and Editor-at-Large, SportsCenter and News, ESPN

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 “Jessi” 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

Mi-Ai Parrish – Chair of ֱֱs National Advisory Board; CEO and President of MAP Strategies Group; Endowed Chair, Media Innovation and Leadership, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University

Ashley Alvarado – Director of Community Engagement, Southern California Public Radio (KPCC + LAist)

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

Glenn Burkins – Founder and Publisher, QCity Metro

Eric DeggansNPRֱs first full-time TV critic

Katrice HardyExecutive Editor of The Dallas Morning News

Mark Katches – Editor and Vice President of the Tampa Bay Times

Anita KumarPOLITICOֱs Senior Editor, Standards & Ethics

Andrew Pergam – Co-founder, Spark Camp

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

Ronnie RamosBetter Government Association, former Executive Editor of the Daily Memphian

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

Monica R. Richardson Executive Editor of the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald

Christa Scharfenberg – CEO, Reveal/Center for Investigative Reporting

Will Schick – Editor-in-chief of Street Sense Media, a nonprofit news outlet based in Washington, D.C.

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

Kameel Stanley – Senior Producer of The City podcast, USA Today

Mike Wilson – Deputy Sports Editor, The New York Times

The ֱ Foundation Board

Brian P. Tierney – CEO, Brian Communications and Chairman, Realtime Media

Paul C. Tash – Chairman of The ֱ Institute Board of Trustees

Neil Brown – President, The ֱ Institute

Ramon Bosquez – President, The Bosquez Group, LLC

Michael Dreyer – President, The Tampa Bay Trust Company

Frank “Sandy” 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)