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The past and present Nieman Journalism Chairs include:

  • 1963 – 1963 Warren C. Price, (University of Oregon)
  • 1963 – 1972 Albion Ross, (The New York Times)
  • 1972 – 1991 George E. Reedy, (presidential press secretary)
  • 1991 – 1996 Richard H. Leonard, (Milwaukee Journal)
  • 1998 – 1999 Scott Klug (former U.S. congressman and CEO of Trails Media Group)
  • 1999 – 2004 Philip Seib (Annenberg School of Communication, USC/formerly Marquette University faculty)
  • 2008 – Present Bonnie Brennen (Marquette University)

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About the Nieman Conference

The Nieman Conference and Speaker Series is a full-day academic conference featuring presentations by top researchers and academics working in communication.

This 2017 Nieman Conference will be held Monday, March 27th from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The subject is Discerning the Truth in the 2016 Presidential Election.