Omri lives and works in Washington DC, where he splits his time between the various activities described on this site. That, and the National Zoo.
Omri graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh in 2003 with Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees, majoring in Communication, Computer Science, Economics, Philosophy, and Political Science. He graduated from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Communication in 2007 with a Masters degree in Communication, and expects to defend his PhD dissertation in late 2014.
Clicking on the categories in the menu bar, or on the links below, will take you to backgrounders on Omri’s work:
- Strategic Communication – Omri is the Senior Advisor for Strategy at The Israel Project (TIP). He directs TIP’s rapid response infrastructure and its minute-by-minute messaging, and authors the organization’s daily geopolitics roundup, the DailyTip. His bio and contact information are on the TIP contact page.
- Academia & Scholarship – Omri is a PhD Candidate in Communication at USC Annenberg. He tweets about academic theory and everything else that’s not politics – travel, zoos, science news, programming jokes, etc. – from @omriceren.
- Journalism – Omri just wrapped up a one-year stint as the editor of TIP’s English-language news site The Tower – tagline “you can see the whole Middle East from here” – and he continues to be a contributing editor at Conde Nast Digital’s blog Jaunted. Emails and pitches about travel politics and security should go to the address currently listed in his Jaunted bio. He tweets about domestic and international news from @cerenomri.
This is Omri a few years ago, more or less: