Larry Kilman, Faculty, American Graduate School in Paris (AGS)

Larry Kilman

Saturday, 15 August 2009
Assistant Professor, NGO Management

Fields of expertise

  • Management of non-profits

  • Fundraising and Grants Management

  • Media Development and Freedom of Expression Advocacy

  • Journalism, Communications and Public Relations

  • New Media

Previous experience

  • Secretary General, World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, Paris (2014-2016)

  • Deputy Chief Executive Officer, World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, Paris (2010-2014)

  • Executive Director of Communications and Public Affairs, World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (1998-2010)

  • Correspondent and Editor, Agence France-Presse, Hong Kong (1994-1998)

  • Editor, Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty, Munich, Germany, (1993-1994)

  • Publications Editor, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (1991-1993)

  • Human Resources Assistant and Database Manager, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (1987-1991)

  • National Writer, The Associated Press, New York (1985-1987)

  • Newsman, New York City Desk, The Associated Press, New York, (1981-1985)

  • Newsman, Atlanta Bureau, The Associated Press, Atlanta, Georgia (1978-1981)

  • Assistant Editor, Marietta Daily Journal, Marietta, Georgia (1977-1978)

  • Managing Editor, Neighbor Newspapers, Atlanta, Georgia (1976-1977)

  • Sports Editor, Jonesboro News Daily, Jonesboro, Georgia (1975-1976)


  • Founding Board member of the News Media Coalition (2008-2016)

  • Member, FIFA Media Committee (2008-2016)

  • Member, Advisory Council, Global Free Speech and the Internet (2014-2016)

  • Member, Environment Committee, European Newspaper Publishers Association (2009-2011)

  • Moderator, Swedish Internet Conference (2016)

  • Jury member of the African Media Innovations Awards (2012-2013)

  • Jury member of the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for Human Rights Reporting (2006-2008)

  • Jury member for Bayeux Award for War Correspondents (2002)


    Bachelor of Science, Magazine Journalism, Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University, 1975

    Selected publications

    Numerous articles in news publications world-wide. Contributor to numerous media industry publications, including annual World Press Trends report and Shaping the Future of Newspapers strategy reports. Frequent conference speaker and moderator at a wide variety of private sector, civil society, inter-governmental and governmental events.


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    Jennifer Grant USA
    M.A., School of International Relations
    Class of 2008

    quote leftStudying at AGS has not only provided me with an intimate learning experience, but has also given me the opportunity to take advantage of the dozens of international organizations and NGOs in Paris that offer internships.quote right

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