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Kari Cobham
  • Senior Associate Director
  • The Carter Center's Rosalynn Carter Fellowships

Kari Cobham is the senior associate director of The Carter Center’s Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism & Media where she oversees the program in the United States and abroad. She was previously senior manager of digital content for Cox Media Group where she ran digital strategy, news partnerships and training for local newsrooms across the U.S. A graduate of the inaugural Online News Association-Poynter’s Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media and Thread at Yale, Kari has bylines in The New York Times, Vox, Huffington Post, Poynter, Caribbean Beat and SHE magazines, among others. She is a Tedx speaker on mental health and holds a Master’s degree in mass communications from the University of Central Florida and a Bachelor’s degree in public relations and advertising from HBCU Bethune-Cookman University where she was also an adjunct professor. Kari is from Trinidad & Tobago and co-founder of Media Moms, a support group for mothers in journalism.


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