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Tami Hultman

United States

Co-founder and chief editorial officer of AllAfrica Global Media/ and Director of the AllAfrica Foundation

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Created: 30th Jan 2008
Modified: 18th Sep 2009
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AllAfrica Global Media
Chief Content and Strategy Officer

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Tami Hultman
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  City: Washington DC
Place of Origin: United States

Dr. Tami Hultman is co-founder and chief editorial officer of AllAfrica Global Media/ and Director of the AllAfrica Foundation.

As strategist for AllAfrica's infrastructure and services, she works to extend social software and content delivery technology for developing economies and is coordinating the launch of - being prototyped in Liberia at the invitation of the president - to provide information and interactive services to address Africa's health needs.

She has reported, edited, consulted and produced for a range of international media, including the BBC, CNN, South African Broadcasting Corporation, National Public Radio (U.S.), International Television News (UK), NBC Television (U.S.), the Washington Post, the New York Times and Le Monde Diplomatique. 

Her prize-winning work includes being Executive Producer for a National Public Radio series on Africa in the post-Cold War world, a year-long project involving teams of researchers, reporters, hosts, producers and engineers in eight countries. She also oversaw pan-African coverage for the launch of SABC Africa, a South African Broadcasting Corporation television channel for Africa.

Her degrees are from Duke University and the University of North Carolina, and she was founding Director of the Center for Africa and Media at Duke University, where she conducted one of the first Internet courses, "News in a Global Village," linking classes at universities in Ghana and South Africa with Duke and with Florida A&M. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations (U.S.) and the International Women's Media Foundation. In 2001, she was named co-recipient of the Special Recognition Media Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Africa America Institute in New York.

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