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Steering Committee

Members of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Steering Committee serve three-year terms, with a third of the members being elected each year. An Executive Committee acts as direct advisors to Reporters Committee senior staff.

Executive Committee

Stephen J. Adler

Vice Chair
Margaret Low

Massimo Calabresi


David Boardman
Klein College of Media and Communication
Temple University

Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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Laura Handman
Davis Wright Tremaine

Diego Ibargüen

Thomas C. Rubin

Steering Committee

Wolf Blitzer
Sewell Chan
The Texas Tribune
Lynette Clemetson
University of Michigan
Jason Conti
Dow Jones
Nikhil Deogun
Brunswick Group
Manny García
Houston Landing
Emilio Garcia-Ruiz
The San Francisco Chronicle
Josh Gerstein
Alex Gibney
Jigsaw Productions
James Grimaldi
The Wall Street Journal
Karen Kaiser
The Associated Press
Kimbriell Kelly
David Lauter
Los Angeles Times (retired)
Colleen McCain Nelson
The McClatchy Company
James Neff
Philadelphia Inquirer
Norman Pearlstine
New York, New York
Charlie Savage
The New York Times
Jennifer Sondag
Bloomberg News
Nabiha Syed
Adam Symson
The E.W. Scripps Company
Matt Thompson
The New York Times
Vickie Walton-James

Honorary Leadership Council
J. Scott Applewhite
The Associated Press
Chip Bok
Creators Syndicate
Susan Goldberg
Dahlia Lithwick
Tony Mauro
American Lawyer Media
Jane Mayer
The New Yorker
Andrea Mitchell
NBC News
Maggie Mulvihill
Boston University
Carol Rosenberg
The New York Times
Bruce W. Sanford
BakerHostetler (retired)
Paul Steiger
Pierre Thomas
ABC News
Saundra Torry
Judy Woodruff
PBS/The NewsHour

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