Amari is a writer and audience development strategist. She is currently a Roy H. Park Fellow at the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media. Outside of graduate school, Amari is a freelance writer covering culture, wellness, and sports. Her writing has been featured on The Week, Bustle, MindBodyGreen, Reader's Digest, Parents, Popsugar, Inside Lacrosse, and more.
Before entering graduate school, Amari worked in Manhattan for The Week as the social media editor and later became the website's first head of audience development.
Although Chapel Hill is now where she lays her head, Upstate New York has always been home. Amari grew up in a small town outside of Syracuse and attended Le Moyne College to study communications. While at Le Moyne, she was a part of the Integral Honors and Creative Writing programs, spearheaded the college newspaper as its Editor in Chief, and played midfield for the women's lacrosse team.
Creating content is Amari's passion and she knows it will always be a part of the work she does. Feel free to email her. She loves receiving emails and answers quickly.