Tina Dyakon

Vice President, Growth Investments


Tina oversees a portfolio of our growth investments, serving as a strategic partner to news organization leaders as they maximize their organizations’ performance and impact. She also helps to scout new investment opportunities for the American Journalism Project and contributes to the development of our venture support strategies. 

Prior to joining the AJP team, Tina was a senior director for the nonprofit Poynter Institute where she created their experience and events division after tenure as the Institute’s marketing director and advertising director. Prior to working for Poynter, Tina led strategy, operations, business development, advertising and marketing efforts at local news, destination marketing and advertising agency organizations. 

She lives in St. Petersburg, Florida with her daughter and their two pugs, Lumpy and Leo. In her downtime, Tina enjoys sailing, strength training and traveling to new destinations.