Mallary Tenore

Associate Director, Knight Center for Journalism

Mallary Tenore@mallarytenore
Mallary Tenore is the associate director of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin. In this role she helps oversee the Center’s staff, programmatic work, events, fundraising, and more. She’s also a faculty member at UT’s Moody College of Communication and McCombs School of Business.Prior to joining UT, Mallary was the executive director of Images & Voices of Hope (ivoh), a media nonprofit, where she focused on helping journalists uncover stories about solutions and resilience. Previously, Mallary was managing editor of The Poynter Institute’s world-renowned media news site,, where she edited, wrote and reported stories about the media industry. In this role she also led writing, reporting and social media trainings for professional journalists from around the world, and she continues to do so on a consulting basis.Mallary’s articles and essays have been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Dallas Morning News, and The Tampa Bay Times, among other publications. Mallary, who holds a master’s of fine arts in nonfiction writing, is the author of the forthcoming book “SLIP: Recovery, Sickness, and the Space In Between” about the under-discussed complexities of eating disorders and recovery from them.