New President Named at St. Petersburg's Poynter Institute

Jan 30, 2014
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In Washington, Tim Franklin oversaw daily coverage of government and policy, including the 2013 government shutdown, and launched Bloomberg Insider, a daily magazine published during the major parties’ 2012 conventions.

Source: Poynter

The Poynter Institute announced Thursday that its new president will be Tim Franklin, the Washington managing editor for Bloomberg News. Franklin was director of the National Sports Journalism Center at the Indiana University School of Journalism before that and has edited The Baltimore Sun, the Orlando Sentinel and The Indianapolis Star.

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