Ahmari Anthony was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and attends Howard University, where she is a rising senior majoring in journalism with an English minor.
Anthony is the incoming managing editor for The Hilltop student newspaper and the community service chair of the Howard University Ida B. Wells Society, the only student chapter of the national investigative reporting organization. She recently attended The Poynter Institute’s “A Journalist’s Guide to Covering Jails: Baltimore” and received a ProPublica Diversity Scholarship to attend SRCCON 2020.
She is passionate about using the powers of multimedia storytelling and investigative journalism to connect and empower communities.