Chris Martin

President of the Poynter Foundation and Vice President for External Relations. Previously Martin served as VP for University Relations at WVU, and is the former Dean of WVU’s Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism. During her tenure at WVU, she established the nation’s first online master’s program in Integrated Marketing Communications, and developed a nationally recognized journalism-based and content-driven communications hybrid that combined trans-media documentary storytelling, interactive marketing and emergent media relations. Martin speaks nationally on public relations, interactive marketing and emergent journalism and media.