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Tami Hultman

CEO, All Africa

Biography

Tami Hultman is co-founder and chief content officer of AllAfrica Global Media/allAfrica.com and CEO of the AllAfrica Foundation. She oversees AllAfrica’s content expansion, working to extend innovative social software and information-delivery technologies for communities and media and to expand collaborations with AllAfrica’s media partners across the continent.
She has reported, edited, consulted and produced for a range of international news organizations, 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 reporting and production work includes designing and serving as Executive Producer for a U.S. National Public Radio/AllAfrica collaboration – 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 undergraduate degree is from Duke University and her Masters and PhD are from the University of North Carolina. 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.