The Board of Visitors sets policy for the Knight Fellowships Program and is a major liaison to the world of journalism and information technology. Its members are appointed by the president of the university and report to him.

Sandra Mims Rowe

Sandra Mims Rowe

Board of visitors chair, retired editor, the Portland Oregonian

Krishna Bharat

Krishna Bharat

Distinguished research scientist, Google

Karen B. Dunlap

Karen B. Dunlap

President and a trustee, The Poynter Institute

Bruno Giussani

Bruno Giussani

European director of TED

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Hu Shuli

Editor-in-chief, Caixin Media and Dean of the School of Communication and Design, Sun Yat-sen University

Dori J. Maynard

Dori J. Maynard

President and chief executive officer, Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education

Margaret Neale

Margaret Neale

John G. McCoy-Banc One Corporation professor of Organizations and Dispute Resolution, Stanford University

Merval Pereira

Merval Pereira

Political analyst, GloboNews cable television and CBN radio news
network and political columnist, O Globo

Stephen R. Proctor

Stephen R. Proctor

Former managing editor, the Houston Chronicle

Jason Seiken

Jason Seiken

Chief content officer and editor-in-chief, the Telegraph, London

Howard Weaver

Howard Weaver

Retired vice president of news, McClatchy Company