It is with pleasure we announce Chris Kelley as a Hunt Institute Fellow. The Hunt Institute Fellows are appointed for their expertise and demonstrated excellence in their fields. During their tenure, they will collaborate on projects and contribute to the endeavors of the Institute.
Chris Kelley has more than 35 years’ experience in the journalism, interactive content and strategic communications fields. He is a passionate advocate for partners, working with them to develop influential content in all media formats (print, video, web, and social media) that inspires targeted audiences to action. Chris is an expert in media relations and story-telling, having worked 27 years for Dallas-based A.H. Belo Corp., where he served as editor of DallasNews.com, website of The Dallas Morning News, and as a news reporter for 18 years. His video productions have received wide acclaim. A graduate of Texas Christian University, he is the author of four books, numerous publications and websites, among them KERA’s Trinity River Texas website. Current partners include the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance, Refugee Services of Texas, SMU Hunt Institute for Engineering & Humanity, MPD Ventures Inc., and others. He may dress like a civil engineer, but don’t let that fool you. He is a highly creative soul.