Division of Marketing & Communications

Kari Plog

Senior Editor for Content Development

Kari Plog
  • Professional
  • Personal


  • B.A., Communication, emphasis journalism, Pacific Lutheran University

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Writing and editing for Web, print publications
  • Supervising student writers
  • Proofreading
  • Source building and community outreach


Kari previously spent five years working in nearly every corner of the newsroom at The News Tribune in Tacoma. Her experience spanned from sports and news copy editing and pagination to local government, communities and breaking news reporting.
In addition, Kari’s investigative stories earned her multiple awards, including New Journalist of the Year in June 2015.
During her time at PLU, the 2011 graduate also contributed to many media and leadership organizations on campus, including The Mooring Mast and MediaLab.
Kari also works part-time as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Puget Sound advising the student newspaper, The Trail.