Christopher Warren Named Director of Write Field Program at Poynter Institute

Chris WarrenThe Poynter Institute has named Christopher Warren director of the Institute’s Write Field program.

Warren has served the Write Field initiative as a mentor for three years and succeeds Kenny Irby, a Poynter faculty member who left the Institute in November. Currently, he directs a National Institute of Health-funded resource and referral program supporting African American families at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg.

A one-year interim executive director at the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum, he has held adjunct faculty positions at both Tallahassee Community College and St. Petersburg College. Warren earned a bachelor?s and master?s degree from Florida A&M University and a Ph.D. from Purdue University.