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.

February 1, 2020 - 1:30pm
Journalism in the Tropics: Telling Stories for Resistance and Repair
Kroon Hall, Burke Auditorium See map
195 Prospect St.

Conference speakers:

Pablo Albarenga, National Geographic Explorer and a Pulitzer Center grantee

Nelly Luna Amancio, Founder and Editor at OjoPúblico

Aisyah Llewellyn, Deputy Editor, New Naratif

Ranto Sibarani, Legal Advisor, New Naratif

If you are interested in attending this panel discussion, please register at http://bit.ly/2IX4pRt for free with code: istf2020journalismpanel 

National Immigration Reporter, New York Times
February 4, 2020 - 4:00pm
Immigration in the United States: The Border and Beyond
Ezra Stiles Head of College House See map
302 York St.

Co-sponsored by the Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration 

Award-Winning Freelance Journalist
February 10, 2020 - 4:00pm
Eco Swaraj: Can India Achieve Environmental Self-Rule?
Sterling Memorial Library, Memorabilia Room See map
120 High St.
Actor and Activist
February 18, 2020 - 4:30pm
Democracy Lost: George Takei’s Childhood Behind Barbed Wire
Pauli Murray Head of College House See map
70 Sachem St.

International Festival of Arts & Ideas 10th Annual Visionary Leadership Award 

The annual Visionary Leadership Award is presented to a leader whose trailblazing work is impacting the world. It was created in honor of Arts & Ideas co-founder Jean Handley, a beloved champion of the arts in the New Haven community. Proceeds from the Visionary Leadership Award Luncheon support work that represents the values and passions of Handley, including world- and US- premieres and community-centered performances.

Additional details can be found at https://www.artidea.org/visionary-leadership-award-luncheon

Distinguished Professor of English, Brooklyn College
March 25, 2020 - 5:00pm
Fiction as Curation
Loria 351 See map
190 York St.