Ari Kramer, communications officer, is a leader on the Foundation’s digital communications team, helping to guide the use of the Foundation’s website and other digital platforms to maximize the reach of RWJF programs, perspectives and lessons learned.
From 2009 to 2012, as a communications associate, Kramer provided strategic communications support for Foundation initiatives with a focus on public and community health, and oversaw the launch and growth of the popular RWJF blog, NewPublicHealth.org. Before joining the Foundation, Kramer managed communications and member services for the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers. He also spent several years as a reporter and freelancer covering topics such as affordable housing, public transportation, and economic development for a range of local, regional and national newspapers and magazines.
Kramer holds a Master of Science in Journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a BS in International Affairs from Florida State University, and a BA in Russian from Florida State University. He lives in Yardley, Pa., with his wife, Kelly, and their son, Isaac.