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.

Deputy Editor, The Atlantic
February 24, 2020 - 4:00pm
Writing at the Intersection of Science and the Arts
Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium See map
53 Wall St.

Co-sponsored by The Franke Program in Science and the Humanities Distinguished Lecturer Series

Award-Winning International Diplomatic Editor, CNN
February 24, 2020 - 4:30pm
Surviving Warzones: Life on the front line of history, the murderers, the madness and making sense of it all
Evans Hall, 4430 Swersey Classroom See map
165 Whitney Ave.
Writer for WIRED and Science Magazine; Author, The Scientist and the Spy
February 26, 2020 - 12:05pm
The Scientist and the Spy: The FBI and the US-China Technological Battle
Yale Law School, SLB 121 See map
127 Wall St.
Co-sponsored by the Information Society Project, Paul Tsai China Center, and Yale Journalism Initiative
Photographer, Musician, and Documentary Filmmaker
February 27, 2020 - 5:00pm
Images from the Void
LC 104 See map
63 High St.
Poet and Author
February 28, 2020 - 4:30pm
Book Talk and Reading with Sally Wen Mao
220 York St., room 100 See map

Co-sponsored by the Asian American Cultural Center

Host, NPR's Rough Translation Podcast
March 5, 2020 - 4:00pm
When stories from far away places hit close to home: In Conversation with Gregory Warner, host of NPR's Rough Translation Podcast
Berkeley Head of College Swensen House See map
125 High St.
Investigative Journalist and Author
March 16, 2020 - 12:10pm
War Stories: The Exploitation of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl
Yale Law School, SLB 129 See map
127 Wall St.

A conversation with Charlie Crain, Clinical Professor (Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic, former investigative journalist in Iraq) and Mike Wishnie, Clinical Professor (Veterans Legal Services Clinic).

Staff Writer, The Atlantic; Senior Fellow, Johns Hopkins University
March 23, 2020 - 4:30pm
Democracy and Disinformation in East Europe
Luce Hall Auditorium See map
34 Hillhouse Ave.
Co-host, Waiting to X-hale Podcast; Professor of English, Gender & Sexuality Studies, and American Studies & Ethnicity
March 25, 2020 - 4:00pm
Why Karen Carpenter Matters and what it means to be a "Pop Culture Scholar" - In conversation w/ Tav Nyong'o
WLH 309 See map
100 Wall St.
Distinguished Professor of English, Brooklyn College
March 25, 2020 - 5:00pm
Fiction as Curation
Loria 351 See map
190 York St.
Senior Journalist, GoNews (India)
March 30, 2020 - 4:30pm
Kashmir: Winter of Discontent
Luce Hall, Room 203 See map
34 Hillhouse Ave.

Co-sponsored by The MacMillan Center

March 31, 2020 - 3:30pm
Border Cantos Lecture by Richard Misrach
Yale School of Architecture, Hastings Hall See map
180 York St.
Business Correspondent, NPR
April 26, 2020 - 4:00pm
A conversation with Yuki Noguchi
Jonathan Edwards Head of College House See map
70 High St.