Kari is a writer, editor and digital advocate. She is the social media analyst for Cox Media Group TV stations, where she leads social audience growth and training for on-air talent. She was previously executive producer of social media at WFTV (ABC) Channel 9 in Orlando, Fla., and vice president of media and communications for former Philadelphia 76ers president Pat Croce. A former SPJ award-winning journalist at The Daytona Beach News-Journal and social media manager for its entertainment website, Kari’s work has been featured on MSNBC’s Today Books, Orlando Sentinel, the3six5 lifestream project, SHE and Caribbean Beat magazines. She has also edited several of New York Times’ bestseller Croce’s books on piracy. Kari 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 Bethune-Cookman University, where she was also an adjunct professor.