"This Collaborative Center will serve not just to benefit Mercer, The Telegraph and Georgia Public Broadcasting. It is a gift to undergird democracy in every city, town and county where these journalists will live and work for years to come."

David Hudson,Chair, Mercer Board of Trustees, and General Counsel, Georgia Press Association

National Journalism Advisory Board

Joaquin Alvarado
Chief Executive Officer, Center for Investigative Reporting

Chris Carroll
Director of Student Media, Vanderbilt Student Communications, Inc.

Jennifer Greer, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Journalism, University of Alabama

Anders Gyllenhaal
Vice President for News, McClatchy Company  

Michelle Holmes
Vice President of Content, AL.com

Mindy McAdams
Knight Chair, University of Florida College of Journalism & Communications

Doug Mitchell
Consultant/Project Manager, NPR; Adjunct Instructor, Georgetown University

Reg Murphy
Vice Chairman, National Geographic Society and former Publisher, The Baltimore Sun

David Rapp
Chief Content Officer and Sr. VP, CQ Roll Call

MaryLynn Ryan
Bureau Chief, Southeast Region, CNN/US

Randy Siegel
President, Advance Local

Neil Skene
Consultant and Former Publisher, Congressional Quarterly

Mark Stencel
Digital Fellow, The Poynter Institute and former Managing Editor, Digital News, National Public Radio


Board Emeriti

Karen B. Dunlap, Ph.D.
President and Trustee, The Poynter Institute

Wyatt Thomas (Tom) Johnson Jr.

Former Chairman and Chief Executive, CNN

Charles L. Overby
Former Chairman and CEO, Current Trustee, Freedom Forum

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