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. Follow us on Facebook!

Upcoming Events

All events are free and open to the public.

Restaurant Critic, San Francisco Chronicle
October 23, 2019 - 4:30pm
Chewing the Fat: A Timothy Dwight College Tea with Soleil Ho, Food Writer
Timothy Dwight Head of College House See map
63 Wall St.

Chewing the Fat is the Yale Sustainable Food Program’s long-standing speaker series. All events are free and open to the public. This event is also hosted in collaboration with the Poynter Fellowship in Journalism, the Asian American Cultural Center at Yale and Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration.

October 23, 2019 - 5:00pm
Branford College, Common Room See map
74 High St.

Panelists include: 

Wesley Morris, Critic-at-Large, The New York Times

Ava Kofman, Technology Reporter, ProPublica

Yuki Noguch, National Desk Correspondent, NPR 

Sarah Stillman, Staff Writer, The New Yorker 

Co-sponsored by Creative Writing Program, Department of English, and the Paul Block Journalism Program. 

October 24, 2019 - 4:00pm
Investigative Journalism, Social Justice, and Political Mobilization in Puerto Rico
Ezra Stiles Head of College House See map
9 Tower Parkway

Co-sponsored by The Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration (RITM) and Ezra Stiles College

Tony-Award Winning Playwright, Author of the Vagina Monologues, Performer and Activist
October 25, 2019 - 10:15am
Women: Moving From Surviving to Thriving - Keynote Address for the Women's Mental Health Conference at Yale
Harkness Auditorium, Yale School of Medicine See map
333 Cedar St.

The full schedule for the Women’s Mental Health Conference at Yale can be found at this link: https://medicine.yale.edu/psychiatry/womensmentalhealth/

Co-sponsored by The Women’s Mental Health Conference at Yale

Chief Correspondent, The Business of Fashion (BoF)
October 25, 2019 - 2:00pm
Lauren Sherman and the Business of Fashion
Trumbull Head of College House See map
100 High St.

Co-sponsored by Y Fashion House

Staff Writer, The New Yorker
October 31, 2019 - 4:30pm
The Fate of Syria
Sterling Law Building, Room 129 See map
127 Wall St.

Ben Taub, a staff writer for the New Yorker who has reported extensively from Syria and Iraq, will discuss the ramifications of the United States’s withdrawal from Syria and the tenuous state of post-ISIS Iraq. He’ll also discuss and answer questions about his own experience reporting from the region and writing about war crimes, human rights, and military campaigns.

Editorial Director, The New Yorker
November 14, 2019 - 6:00pm
"National Quality Work in Yale Publications" Commentary Session
Branford College Common Room See map
74 High St.

Additional details for the commentary session can be found here: http://www.strebeigh.com/2019november14henryfinderyale.html.