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POYNTER INSTITUTE FOR MEDIA STUDIES INC

ST PETERSBURG, FL 33701-4920 | Tax-exempt since July 1976
  • EIN: 59-1630423
  • Classification (NTEE)
    Higher Education Institutions (Educational Institutions and Related Activities)
  • Nonprofit Tax Code Designation: 501(c)(3)
    Defined as: Organizations for any of the following purposes: religious, educational, charitable, scientific, literary, testing for public safety, fostering national or international amateur sports competition (as long as it doesn’t provide athletic facilities or equipment), or the prevention of cruelty to children or animals.
  • Donations to this organization are tax deductible.
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Tax Filings by Year

The IRS Form 990 is an annual information return that most organizations claiming federal tax-exempt status must file yearly. Read the IRS instructions for 990 forms.

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Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2020

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2020

Full Text

990 (filed on Nov. 5, 2021)

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990

Total Revenue

$14,644,938

Total Functional Expenses $12,159,083
Net income $2,485,855
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $8,313,620 56.8%
Program services $5,400,059 36.9%
Investment income $230,260 1.6%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $22,871 0.2%
Rental property income $154,888 1.1%
Net fundraising -$46,424
Sales of assets -$18,389
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $588,053 4.0%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $712,597 5.9%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $3,558,992 29.3%
Other
Total Assets $49,655,166
Total Liabilities $789,451
Net Assets $48,865,715
Key Employees and Officers Compensation
NEIL BROWN (PRESIDENT) $290,719
KELLY B MCBRIDE (SENIOR VP) $187,678
ALAN D TOMPKINS (SENIOR FACULTY, BROADCAST) $175,441
JESSICA M NAVARRO (VICE PRESIDENT) $125,705
DORIS TRUONG (DIRECTOR OF TRAINING & DIV) $118,880
CLARA A HOLAN (EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, POLITIFAC) $118,753
CHERYL B CARPENTER (LEADERSHIP FACULTY) $117,670
AARON M SHAROCKMAN (EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, POLITI) $111,640
ANN MARIE LIPINSKI (TRUSTEE) $5,000
STEPHEN BUCKLEY (TRUSTEE) $5,000
PAULA ELLIS (TRUSTEE) $4,000
MONICA DAVEY (TRUSTEE) $3,000
LORI BERGEN (TRUSTEE) $3,000
ROBERT KING (TRUSTEE) $2,000
PAUL C TASH (CHAIRMAN) $0
ANDREW P CORTY (TRUSTEE (UNTIL 1/12/20)) $0
CONAN GALLATY (TRUSTEE) $0
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2019

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2019

PDF

990
990-T

Full Text

990 (filed on Nov. 12, 2020)

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990

Total Revenue

$14,903,401

Total Functional Expenses $9,075,923
Net income $5,827,478
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $11,568,282 77.6%
Program services $2,620,256 17.6%
Investment income $240,986 1.6%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $5,211 0.0%
Rental property income $176,016 1.2%
Net fundraising -$213,228
Sales of assets $83,519 0.6%
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $422,359 2.8%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $643,203 7.1%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $2,823,404 31.1%
Other
Total Assets $46,556,766
Total Liabilities $176,906
Net Assets $46,379,860
Key Employees and Officers Compensation
NEIL BROWN (PRESIDENT) $246,579
KELLY B MCBRIDE (SENIOR VP) $175,064
ALAN D TOMPKINS (SENIOR FACULTY, BROADCAST & ONLINE) $164,271
JESSICA M NAVARRO (VICE PRESIDENT) $135,429
CHERYL B CARPENTER (LEADERSHIP FACULTY) $125,621
DORIS TRUONG (DIRECTOR OF TRAINING & DIVERSITY) $122,265
CLARA A HOLAN (EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, POLITIFACT) $116,297
AARON M SHAROCKMAN (EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, POLITIFACT) $106,261
PAULA ELLIS (TRUSTEE) $5,000
MONICA DAVEY (TRUSTEE) $5,000
ROBERT KING (TRUSTEE) $5,000
STEPHEN BUCKLEY (TRUSTEE) $5,000
LORI BERGEN (TRUSTEE) $5,000
ANN MARIE LIPINSKI (TRUSTEE) $4,000
KINSEY WILSON (TRUSTEE) $3,000
PAUL C TASH (CHAIRMAN) $0
ANDREW P CORTY (TREASURER) $0
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2018

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2018

PDF

990
990-T

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990 (filed on Sept. 20, 2019)

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990

Total Revenue

$9,484,762

Total Functional Expenses $8,747,929
Net income $736,833
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $5,998,586 63.2%
Program services $2,534,289 26.7%
Investment income $165,951 1.7%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $3,278 0.0%
Rental property income $148,291 1.6%
Net fundraising $21,655 0.2%
Sales of assets $144,437 1.5%
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $468,275 4.9%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $513,745 5.9%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $2,794,786 31.9%
Other
Total Assets $40,609,067
Total Liabilities $56,685
Net Assets $40,552,382
Key Employees and Officers Compensation
ALAN D TOMPKINS (SENIOR FACUL) $165,805
NEIL BROWN (PRESIDENT) $150,935
KELLY B MCBRIDE (SENIOR VP) $147,915
JESSICA M NAVARRO (SECRETARY, V) $147,547
CLARA A HOLAN (EDITOR) $105,505
PAULA ELLIS (TRUSTEE) $5,000
MONICA DAVEY (TRUSTEE) $5,000
ROBERT KING (TRUSTEE) $4,000
ANN MARIE LIPINSKI (TRUSTEE) $4,000
STEPHEN BUCKLEY (TRUSTEE) $4,000
LORI BERGEN (TRUSTEE) $2,000
PAUL C TASH (CHAIRMAN) $0
ANDREW P CORTY (TREASURER) $0
KINSEY WILSON (TRUSTEE) $0
JANA JONES (TREASURER) $0
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2017

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2017

PDF

990-T

Full Text

990 (filed on Nov. 6, 2018)

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990

Total Revenue

$6,062,765

Total Functional Expenses $5,969,979
Net income $92,786
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $3,501,488 57.8%
Program services $1,764,496 29.1%
Investment income $77,523 1.3%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $3,060 0.1%
Rental property income $222,934 3.7%
Net fundraising $121,299 2.0%
Sales of assets $43,914 0.7%
Net inventory sales -$248
Other revenue $328,299 5.4%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $771,542 12.9%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $1,507,913 25.3%
Other
Total Assets $39,862,185
Total Liabilities $46,636
Net Assets $39,815,549
Key Employees and Officers Compensation
WILLIAM J WARD (SENIOR FACULTY) $175,680
ALAN TOMPKINS (SENIOR FACULTY) $150,232
KELLY MCBRIDE (Vice President) $140,948
JESSICA M NAVARRO (Secretary) $118,122
CHRISTINA DYAKON (DIR. OF ADV. & MKT) $112,736
TIMOTHY FRANKLIN (FORMER PRESIDENT) $103,331
JAMES C WARREN (CHIEF MEDIA CORR.) $102,724
ELISA N JACKSON (DIRECTOR) $97,574
PAULA ELLIS (Trustee) $5,000
ANDREW E BARNES (Trustee) $5,000
ROB KING (Trustee) $4,000
STEPHEN BUCKLEY (Trustee) $4,000
NEIL BROWN (President) $0
PAUL C TASH (Chairman) $0
ANNE HULL (Trustee) $0
ANN MARIE LIPINSKI (Trustee) $0
KINSEY WILSON (Trustee) $0
ANDREW P CORTY (Trustee) $0
JANA JONES (Treasurer) $0
KAREN DUNLAP (FORMER PRESIDENT) $0
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2016

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2016

PDF

990
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990 (filed on Nov. 9, 2017)

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990

Total Revenue

$5,945,618

Total Functional Expenses $5,318,845
Net income $626,773
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $3,421,041 57.5%
Program services $1,973,372 33.2%
Investment income $55,654 0.9%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $2,579 0.0%
Rental property income $149,986 2.5%
Net fundraising $167,775 2.8%
Sales of assets -$47,156
Net inventory sales $565 0.0%
Other revenue $221,802 3.7%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $1,181,911 22.2%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $1,071,276 20.1%
Other
Total Assets $39,762,709
Total Liabilities $39,946
Net Assets $39,722,763
Key Employees and Officers Compensation
TIMOTHY A FRANKLIN (President) $209,302
WILLIAM J WARD (SENIOR FACULTY) $178,081
ALAN TOMPKINS (SENIOR FACULTY) $153,971
KELLY B McBRIDE (VP OF ACADEMIC PR.) $140,921
ROY PETER CLARK (Vice President) $137,534
JESSICA M NAVARRO (Secretary) $123,098
KATHERINE HAWKINS-GAAR (DIGITAL FACULTY) $109,450
JAMES C WARREN (CHIEF MEDIA CORR.) $102,703
PAULA ELLIS (Trustee) $5,000
ANDREW E BARNES (Trustee) $5,000
STEPHEN BUCKLEY (Trustee) $5,000
ANN MARIE LIPINSKI (Trustee) $4,000
ROB KING (Trustee) $2,000
PAUL C TASH (Chairman) $0
ANNE HULL (Trustee) $0
KINSEY WILSON (Trustee) $0
ANDREW P CORTY (Trustee) $0
BRADLEY HAMM (Trustee) $0
JANA JONES (Treasurer) $0
KAREN DUNLAP (FORMER PRESIDENT) $0
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2015

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2015

PDF

990
990-T

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990 (filed on Aug. 15, 2016)

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990

Total Revenue

$7,397,400

Total Functional Expenses $6,511,262
Net income $886,138
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $2,160,202 29.2%
Program services $1,967,453 26.6%
Investment income $65,679 0.9%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $27,274 0.4%
Rental property income $96,838 1.3%
Net fundraising $94,092 1.3%
Sales of assets $2,703,696 36.5%
Net inventory sales $1,541 0.0%
Other revenue $280,625 3.8%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $777,958 11.9%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $1,878,566 28.9%
Other
Total Assets $39,130,584
Total Liabilities $34,594
Net Assets $39,095,990
Key Employees and Officers Compensation
TIMOTHY A FRANKLIN (President & CEO) $209,298
WILLIAM J WARD (SR FACULTY (SCRT)) $165,663
KELLY B McBRIDE (VP OF ACADEMIC PR.) $140,916
ROY PETER CLARK (Vice President) $133,823
ALAN TOMPKINS (SENIOR FACULTY) $129,006
CHRISTINE M MARTIN (POYNTER FOUNDATION PRESIDENT) $128,492
KENNETH F IRBY (SENIOR FACULTY) $126,887
SETH B LISS (EDITOR) $110,730
PAULA ELLIS (Trustee) $5,000
ANDREW E BARNES (Trustee) $5,000
OWEN J ROBERTS (Trustee) $5,000
STEPHEN BUCKLEY (Trustee) $5,000
ANNE HULL (Trustee) $3,000
ANN MARIE LIPINSKI (Trustee) $3,000
KINSEY WILSON (Trustee) $1,000
PAUL C TASH (Chairman) $0
DR MARIA D VESPERI (Trustee) $0
DR TREVOR BROWN (Trustee) $0
ANDREW P CORTY (Trustee) $0
BRADLEY HAMM (Trustee) $0
JANA JONES (Treasurer) $0
KAREN DUNLAP (FORMER PRESIDENT) $0
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2014

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2014

PDF

990
990-T

Full Text

990 (filed on Nov. 13, 2015)

Full Filing

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990

Total Revenue

$4,663,417

Total Functional Expenses $6,921,756
Net income -$2,258,339
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $1,530,971 32.8%
Program services $1,651,566 35.4%
Investment income $92,814 2.0%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $3,362 0.1%
Rental property income $79,199 1.7%
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $1,084,650 23.3%
Net inventory sales $894 0.0%
Other revenue $219,961 4.7%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $800,468 11.6%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $2,198,501 31.8%
Other
Total Assets $38,241,000
Total Liabilities $31,148
Net Assets $38,209,852
Key Employees and Officers Compensation
CHRISTINE M MARTIN (FOUNDATION PRES) $237,648
TIMOTHY A FRANKLIN (President & CEO) $204,998
WILLIAM J WARD (SR FACULTY (SCRT)) $159,000
ROY PETER CLARK (Vice President) $124,243
KELLY B McBRIDE (VP OF ACADEMIC PR.) $117,002
ALAN TOMPKINS (SENIOR FACULTY) $106,943
JILL G GEISLER (SENIOR FACULTY) $106,916
KENNETH F IRBY (SENIOR FACULTY) $105,294
DR KAREN B DUNLAP (President) $104,570
STEPHEN BUCKLEY (Trustee/Dean) $101,009
PAULA ELLIS (Trustee) $5,000
ANDREW E BARNES (Trustee) $5,000
OWEN J ROBERTS (Trustee) $5,000
DR MARIA D VESPERI (Trustee) $5,000
ANNE HULL (Trustee) $4,000
KINSEY WILSON (Trustee) $4,000
PAUL C TASH (Chairman) $0
DR TREVOR BROWN (Trustee) $0
ANDREW P CORTY (Trustee) $0
BRADLEY HAMM (Trustee) $0
JANA JONES (Treasurer) $0
MARTHA A PETTY (FORMER TRUSTEE) $0
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2013

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2013

PDF

990
990-T

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990 (filed on Dec. 29, 2014)

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990

Total Revenue

$3,816,471

Total Functional Expenses $7,292,390
Net income -$3,475,919
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $1,311,081 34.4%
Program services $1,583,995 41.5%
Investment income $116,105 3.0%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $2,575 0.1%
Rental property income $81,610 2.1%
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $440,840 11.6%
Net inventory sales $7,336 0.2%
Other revenue $272,929 7.2%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $798,484 10.9%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $2,233,458 30.6%
Other
Total Assets $40,509,156
Total Liabilities $40,965
Net Assets $40,468,191
Key Employees and Officers Compensation
CHRISTINE M MARTIN (FOUNDATION PRES) $223,927
DR KAREN B DUNLAP (President) $200,414
STEPHEN BUCKLEY (Trustee) $185,468
WILLIAM J WARD (SR FACULTY (SCRT)) $159,878
ROY PETER CLARK (Vice President) $124,669
JILL G GEISLER (SENIOR FACULTY) $107,223
ALAN TOMPKINS (SENIOR FACULTY) $107,223
KENNETH F IRBY (SENIOR FACULTY) $105,572
HOWARD FINBERG (SENIOR FACULTY) $104,676
PAULA ELLIS (Trustee) $5,000
OWEN J ROBERTS (Trustee) $5,000
DR MARIA D VESPERI (Trustee) $5,000
ANDREW E BARNES (Trustee) $4,000
DR TREVOR BROWN (Trustee) $4,000
ANNE HULL (Trustee) $1,000
PAUL C TASH (Chairman) $0
KINSEY WILSON (Trustee) $0
ANDREW P CORTY (Trustee) $0
JANA JONES (Treasurer) $0
MARTHA A PETTY (FORMER TRUSTEE) $0
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2012

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2012

PDF

990
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990

Total Revenue

$5,867,490

Total Functional Expenses $7,615,071
Net income -$1,747,581
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $2,925,332 49.9%
Program services $1,259,535 21.5%
Investment income $199,673 3.4%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $14,064 0.2%
Rental property income $111,104 1.9%
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $692,005 11.8%
Net inventory sales $5,085 0.1%
Other revenue $660,692 11.3%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $903,132 11.9%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $2,317,621 30.4%
Other
Total Assets $44,001,610
Total Liabilities $57,500
Net Assets $43,944,110
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2011

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2011

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990
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990

Total Revenue

$4,386,603

Total Functional Expenses $8,201,747
Net income -$3,815,144
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $1,472,891 33.6%
Program services $1,093,406 24.9%
Investment income $242,157 5.5%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $15,896 0.4%
Rental property income $110,606 2.5%
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $747,671 17.0%
Net inventory sales -$3,498
Other revenue $707,474 16.1%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $897,795 10.9%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $2,813,998 34.3%
Other
Total Assets $45,746,229
Total Liabilities $54,538
Net Assets $45,691,691
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2010

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2010

PDF

990
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990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted financial data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2009

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2009

PDF

990
990-T

Form 990 documents available

Extracted financial data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2008

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2008

PDF

990
990-T

Form 990 documents available

Extracted financial data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2007

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2007

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted financial data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2006

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2006

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted financial data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2005

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2005

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted financial data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2004

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2004

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted financial data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2003

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2003

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted financial data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2002

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2002

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted financial data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2001

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2001

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted financial data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

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The summary data contains information processed by the IRS during the 2012-2019 calendar years; this generally consists of filings for the 2011-2018 fiscal years, but may include older records. This data release includes only a subset of what can be found in the full Form 990s.

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