James White

James White is Youth and Engagement Programs’ communications and program coordinator. A native New Orleanian, James earned a BS in Communication with concentrations in Media Studies and Persuasion and Social Influence from Cornell University in 2016. Before joining the Youth and Engagement Programs Team, he worked as a public relations intern across Time Inc.’s portfolio of brands including TIME, Fortune, Sports Illustrated, People, and Entertainment Weekly in New York City. James earned four varsity letters as a member of the Cornell Big Red football team at Cornell, and enjoys sports, news, and nature in his free time. He hopes to leverage his experiences growing up in under-served communities in New Orleans as a means to amplify the stories of young people across the Divsion’s portfolio of programming.