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Robert Giles

Robert H. Giles
Curator, The Nieman Foundation for Journalism
Harvard University
One Francis Avenue
Cambridge MA 02138
617-496-5827 / mailto:bob_giles@harvard.edu

Robert Giles has served since 2000 as curator of the Nieman Foundation. Prior to that he was a senior vp at The Freedom Forum, and served 11 years as executive editor, editor and ultimately publisher of The Detroit News. His newspaper career began at the Akron [Ohio] Beacon Journal where he served in various positions including executive editor. Two newspapers under his leadership won Pulitzer prizes, and he has served eight times as a Pulitzer juror. He is author of Newsroom Management: A Guide to Theory and Practice. He has served as president of the American Society of Newspaper Editors, president of the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications and chair of the Foundation for American Communications. He was president of the Associated Press Managing Editors Association and a trustee of the William Allen White Foundation of the School of Journalism at the University of Kansas.

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