Poynter Fellowship in Journalism

The Poynter Fellowship plays a unique role in the educational life of Yale University. Nelson Poynter (Yale, M.A. 1927) established the program to enable Yale to bring to its campus distinguished reporters, editors and others who have made important contributions to the media. more >

Upcoming Events

All events are free and open to the public.

Maxim Eristavi

Independent Journalist and Hromadske International Co-founder

October 13, 2015

Inside the Russian-Ukrainian War

4-6 p.m.
Yale Law School, Room 127
127 Wall St.

Please visit YaleNews for further details about this visit.

Louise Story

Staff Reporter, The New York Times

October 13, 2015

"Paying for the News: A Changing Business Model in the Digital Era”

4:15-5:15 p.m.
Yale SOM, Evans Hall
165 Whitney Ave.
*Please register for this event here.

“Investigative Reporting in the Digital Era”
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Silliman College Master’s House
71 Wall St.

Please visit YaleNews for further details about this visit

Wei Leng Tay

Photographer and Visual Artist

October 13, 2015

A Conversation with Wei Leng Tay

10:30 a.m-12:20 p.m. and 1:30-3:20 p.m.
Yale School of Art, Room G32
1156 Chapel St.

Things I Learned from William Zinsser

Former master of Branford College, author of On Writing Well

October 14, 2015

8 p.m.
Branford College Common Room
74 High St.

William Zinsser, master of Branford College in the 1970s and author of 18 nonfiction books in addition to On Writing Well, was one of America's most influential teachers of writing--first in his seminars at Yale and then nationwide--as students from his Yale days happily recall. 

Co-sponsored with Branford College, the Department of English, Francis Conversations with Writers and Editors, and the Traphagen Alumni Speakers Series, Yale College Office of Student Affairs.

Joe Palca

NPR Science Correspondent

October 23, 2015

“Science Communications with Joe Palca”

10 a.m.
Mason Laboratory, 9 Hillhouse Ave., Room 211
*This event is co-sponsored by Career Network for student Scientists and Post-docs at Yale (CNSPY) and Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine (YJBM)

3 p.m.
Yale Quantum Institute Panel Discussion
Yale Quantum Institute, 17 Hillhouse Ave., 4th Floor

Sarah Jeong

Contributing Editor, Motherboard

October 29, 2015

"How to Cover a Futuristic Cybercrime Trial"

4-5 p.m.
LC 101
63 High St.

George Tice

American Photographer

November 04, 2015

"George Tice: 60 Years of Photography"

3:30-5 p.m.
Green Hall, Room B03
1156 Chapel St.

David Remnick

Editor-in-Chief, New Yorker

November 12, 2015

"Editing the New Yorker"

Branford College Master’s Tea
74 High St.

4:15-5:30 p.m.
"Editing the New Yorker"

6 p.m.
Commentary Session
"National Quality Work in Yale Publications"

Deborah Solomon

American art critic, journalist and biographer

November 12, 2015

"Does Art Criticism Matter?"

4 p.m.
Pierson House
231 Park Street

Eliza Griswold

American Journalist and Poet

February 04, 2016