Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Poynter Institute senior faculty member and adviser Paul Pohlman dies

ST. PETERSBURG — Paul Pohlman, a senior faculty member and adviser at the Poynter Institute, died Wednesday. He was 70.

Mr. Pohlman started teaching at Poynter in 1979. Ten years later, he joined the institute full time as head of what was then called the Management Center. He led leadership programs, coordinated international training and consulted and advised as associate dean, interim dean and in other capacities.

Mr. Pohlman was part of the Poynter team that helped establish The Institute for the Advancement of Journalism in Johannesburg, South Africa. He taught for many years in South Africa as part of the program.

The Poynter Institute, founded in 1975, is one of the nation's top schools for professional journalists and news media leaders, future journalists, journalism teachers and citizens. It owns the Tampa Bay Times.

Prior to his work at Poynter, Mr. Pohlman was director of management development programs and newspaper management education at the University of Chicago, where he earned a master's degree in history. He earned his undergraduate degree at Cornell College in Iowa.

Mr. Pohlman died after a short illness.

Poynter Institute senior faculty member and adviser Paul Pohlman dies 01/23/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 7:29pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Lightning takes defenseman Cal Foote with top pick in draft

    Lightning Strikes

    CHICAGO — Former Avalanche defenseman Adam Foote said his son Cal lived in the locker room.

    Cal Foote, second from left, is welcomed to the Lightning by GM Steve Yzerman, far left.
  2. It's Rays' turn to pound Orioles pitching (w/video)

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG - Ah, the fantastic four.

    The Rays smashed the reeling Orioles 15-5 on Friday, scoring a season-high in runs, to climb four games above .500 for the first time since July 1, 2015.

    Rays third baseman Evan Longoria scores on a triple by Logan Morrison during the first inning against the Orioles.
  3. Lightning picks defenseman Cal Foote

    Blogs

    Cal Foote is the son of former Avs defenseman Adam Foote.
  4. Kids today: They don't work summer jobs the way they used to

    Business

    WASHINGTON — It was at Oregon's Timberline Lodge, later known as a setting in the horror movie The Shining, where Patrick Doyle earned his first real paycheck.

    Teens Ben Testa, from left, Hannah Waring and Abby McDonough, and Wegmeyer Farms owner Tyler Wegmeyer walk the strawberry rows at the Hamilton, Va., farm in late May.
  5. Jeb Bush back in the hunt for the Marlins, now opposing Derek Jeter

    Blogs

    Associated Press:

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has switched sides in pursuit of the Miami Marlins, and he’s trying to beat out former teammate Derek Jeter.