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.

Benjamín Torres Gotay

Deputy Editor and Columnist, El Nuevo Día

October 27, 2014

“Finding your voice in media: contributions through society through OpEds”

6:00-8:30 p.m.
La Casa Cultural
301 Crown Street

Masha Gessen

Journalist, Author and Activist

October 28, 2014

"Marginality, Sexual Identity, and the Law in Putin’s Russia."

4:30-6:00 p.m.
Harkness Hall (WLH)
100 Wall Street, Room 309

**Co-sponsors: Department of Anthropology; Department of History; Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies (LGBTS)

Cameron Abadi

Associate Editor, Foreign Affairs

October 30, 2014

Jonathan Edwards Master’s Tea

4:00 p.m.
68 High Street

7:00 p.m.
Public Conversation with Daniel Kurtz-Phelan
“The Internet, Foreign Reporting, and Foreign Policymaking." 
*This event is co-sponsored by YIRA and the Globalist.

Natalie Jackson

Senior Data Scientist, Huffington Post

October 30, 2014

“Midterm 2014: Expert Perspectives and Predictions.”

12:00-1:30 p.m.
ISPS, 77 Prospect Street, Room A002
Space is limited and registration is required, click here to reserve a seat.

**Cosponsored by the Institution for Social and Policy Studies

Richard Preston

Contributor, The New Yorker

November 05, 2014

“Ebola Breakout from the Hot Zone”

5:00 p.m.
Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium
53 Wall Street

Related information: Richard Preston, "The Ebola Wars," New Yorker

 *This event is co-sponsored by the Franke Program in Science and the Humanities


Jed Perl

American Art Critic, The New Republic

November 06, 2014

"Biographical Enigmas: Hard facts, soft facts, and the art of biography"

4:00 p.m.
Linsly-Chittenden Hall
63 High Street, Room 103

Elizabeth Kolbert

Staff Writer, The New Yorker

November 11, 2014

“The Sixth Extinction”

4:00 PM
Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium
53 Wall Street

*This event is co-sponsored by the Franke Program in Science and the Humanities

Dana Goldstein

Staff Writer, The Marshall Project; Author, The Teacher Wars

November 12, 2014


12:00 p.m.
Law School
127 Wall St, Room 129
Light lunch will be provided

Calhoun College Master’s Tea
4:00 p.m.
434 College Street


Daniel Zalewski

Features Director, The New Yorker

November 13, 2014

“Editing at the New Yorker”

4:15 p.m.
Davenport College Master’s Tea
248 York Street

6:00 p.m.
Commentary Session
Davenport Common Room

Janet Mock

Contributing Editor, Marie Claire

November 18, 2014

“Representing Realness: A Conversation with Janet Mock”

5:00 p.m.
LC 102
63 High Street

**Sponsorships: Poynter Fellowship, Office of LGBTQ Resources, LGBQT Affinity Group, WGSS, LGBT Studies, Yale African American Affinity Group, Working Women’s Network, Future Leaders of Yale, Afro-American Cultural Center at Yale, Intercultural Affairs Council, Silliman College, and Yale WorkLife