Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Media (2023)

This competitive program has transformed the careers of more than 500 people in news media and tech. It is designed for women and nonbinary journalists who directly manage people and are within their first five years of formal leadership experience.


  • Travel to Poynter in sunny St. Petersburg, Florida, for six days of intensive, transformational learning
  • Deeply connect with your cohort of 30 people and join an alumni group of more than 500 other leaders
  • Process feedback from your boss, direct reports and peers with a Poynter coach
  • Explore your personal communication styles as a manager
  • Chart your unique, winding career path based on how you define success
  • Accepted applicants will be placed into one of three distinct academies in 2023
  • Apply during the application window: Aug. 1-Sept. 9, 2022

Tuition: $1,300.00

Opportunity offered by:

The Poynter Institute

The Poynter Institute is a global leader in journalism. It is the world’s leading instructor, innovator, convener and resource for anyone who aspires to engage and inform citizens.
Opportunity type


Location(s) where available

All locations
United States (all)

Areas of focus

Women Journalists

Applications accepted starting:
August 1, 2022
Application deadline:
September 9, 2022
This is a recurring opportunity