Advisory Board


The Hon. Ambassador Hushang Ansary, Chairman, Stewart & Stevenson LLC
Philip S. Balboni, Chairman, CEO and Co-Executive Editor, DailyChatter
Jim Bildner, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation
Helen Boaden, Formerly BBC*
Erik Brooks, ABRY Partners
Alejandra Campoverdi, Formerly, Los Angeles Times
Richard Cavanagh, Chairman, BlackRock Mutual Funds
Geoffrey Cowan, Professor, University of Southern California
Rebecca Donatelli, Campaign Solutions/Connell Donatelli
Peter Hamby, Snapchat
Michael C. Hill, Chairman, Minot’s Light
Maxine Isaacs, Adjunct Lecturer, Harvard College
Alex S. Jones, Former Director, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy
Marion Just, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College
Philip Kent, Former CEO of Turner Broadcasting, Inc.
Kevin Klose, Professor, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland
Nicco Mele, Director, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy*
Matthias Chika Mordi, Chairman of the Board, UBA Capital Group
Craig Newmark, Craigslist, Craig Newmark Philanthropies
Jackie O’Neill, former University Marshal, Harvard University
William J. Poorvu, Class of 1961 Adjunct Professor in Entrepreneurship, Emeritus, HBS*
Shirley Lord Rosenthal, Journalist
Cristine Russell, Journalist; Adjunct Lecturer and Senior Fellow, Belfer Center, HKS
Paul Sagan, XIR, General Catalyst Partners
Brandon Shorenstein, Shorenstein Company*
Lydia Shorenstein
Scott Siegler, Managing Partner, Mediasiegler, Inc.
Saul Skoler, Former President and CEO of Tri Chem, Inc.
Robin Sproul, Vice President of Public Affairs, ABC News*
Linda Wertheimer, NPR

* Executive Committee

Honorary Members

Marvin Kalb, Founding Director, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy
U.S. Senator Alan K. Simpson of Wyoming