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After writing for high school and college newspapers, I published my first interview with a Grammy-winning musician in a local paper in Greenville, South Carolina in 1989 and landed my first national record review in Andy Warhol's Interview magazine in 1993. Since that time, I have published articles about music, arts, culture, global health, and human rights in a variety of international and regional media outlets. Here are a few clips since 2001. Older stories can be found in the archives (under construction). Visit the Archives for more stories. 

ARTS & CULTURE

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How 1980s Atlanta Became the Backdrop for the Future

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: KYW

2015  Exclusive Feature

ARTS & CULTURE

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The Return of the 1990s Supermodel

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: PRADA

2008  Exclusive Feature

GLOBAL GOOD

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The Legacy of Live Aid,
30 Years Later

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: WIKIMEIDA

2015  Exclusive Feature

MUSIC

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Summer Style: How Bonnaroo Creates Community

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: ASHLEY MARTIN

2017  Exclusive Feature

GLOBAL GOOD

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The Howard Zinn Documentary Everyone Should See 

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: THE PEOPLE SPEAK

2009  Interview/Feature

MUSIC

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Embracing the Return of Duran Duran's "Ordinary World" in the Age of Trump

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: STEPHANIE  PISTEL

2017 Exclusive Feature

GLOBAL GOOD

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Global Citizen Festival is a Mashup of Bands, Fans, and Prime Ministers

By Kristi York Wooten

GLOBAL CITIZEN

2016  International Report

MUSIC

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Why We Can't Stop Watching Aretha Franklin at the Kennedy Center Honors

By Kristi York Wooten

YOUTUBE

9.2008  National Report

MUSIC

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Digital Duet: Elvis Costello and The Roots Collide

By Kristi York Wooten

ARTIST PR

2013 International Report

MUSIC

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Jakob Dylan on Escaping His Father's Shadow

By Kristi York Wooten

COURTESY OF TEHE ARTIST

2008  Interview/Feature

ARTS & CULTURE

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Diane Birch 

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: OVERSTROM

9.2008  Exclusive Feature

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ARTS & CULTURE

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Pop Music is Rejecting the Piano. Why?

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: OVERSTROM

9.2008  Exclusive Feature

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MUSIC

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What Happened When Little Richard Met Cee Lo?

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: BEN ROSE

2013  National Report

ARTS & CULTURE

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John Mellencamp and Stephen King Make Terrifying Music

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: ALLIANCE THEATRE

2012  National Report

MUSIC

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A Rainy Night in Georgia with Gregg Allman

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: KYW

2014  National Report

MUSIC

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Maxwell, Kate Bush, and an Anthem for Black Lives Matter  

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: KYW

2016  Exclusive Feature

GLOBAL GOOD

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The Walking Dead's Danai Gurira Versus Boko Haram

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: ID PR

2014  Exclusive Feature

ARTS & CULTURE

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You Can Make it in Bama:
Just Ask Natalie Chanin and
John Paul White

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: CHRIS DUNN / AJC  / 

2015  Exclusive Feature

MUSIC

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The Waterboys Profess Their Love for "Nashville, Tennessee"

By Kristi York Wooten

PAUL MACMANUS

2017  National Report

ARTS & CULTURE

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Jeff Bridges is a Dude, Codger, and Humanitarian

By Kristi York Wooten

WIKIMEDIA

2010  Interview/Feature

GLOBAL GOOD

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Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter and Actress Glenn Close Speak Out About Mental Illness

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: BP HOPE

2012  Exclusive Interview

ARTS & CULTURE

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Jeff Lynne's Sonic Sparkle

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: OVERSTROM

2014  Interview/Feature

ARTS & CULTURE

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Rosanne Cash and the Southern Fabric of Her Life

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: OVERSTROM

9.2008  Exclusive Feature

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ARTS & CULTURE

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Mark Ruffalo Honors Atlanta's Environmental Heroes

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: OVERSTROM

9.2008  Exclusive Feature

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ARTS & CULTURE

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Ballet Music from Sir Paul, 
The Sun King

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: NYC BALLET

2011 International Report

GLOBAL GOOD

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Jimmy Carter: Worm Slayer

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: CARTER CENTER

2011  National Report

MUSIC

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Florence and the Machine's New Feminist Sensibility

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: ABC/LOBO

2018  International Report

GLOBAL GOOD

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When Bono and Jimmy Carter Went to the Disco with Nile Rodgers

By Kristi York Wooten

SHAHAR AZRAN/SLATE PR

2016  National Report

ARTS & CULTURE

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Emma Thompson Hosts Tea for Toddlers at the Margaret Mitchell House

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: CHRIS DUNN / AJC  / 

9.2008  Exclusive Feature

MUSIC

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U2 in Atlanta: And Oral History of the Band and the City

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: CHRIS DUNN / AJC  / 

2018  Exclusive Feature

MUSIC

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The Happy Mellencampers: 2008 Campaign Music

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: OVERSTROM

2008  Exclusive Feature

MUSIC

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Rufus Wainwright on Opera, Marriage, and Saving the Environment

By Kristi York Wooten

COURTESY OF THE ARTIST

9.2008  Interview/Feature

MUSIC

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The Ultimate Dublin Bucket List for U2 Fans

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: OVERSTROM

2017 Exclusive Feature

ARTS & CULTURE

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The Happy Mellencampers: 2008 Campaign Music

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: OVERSTROM

9.2008  Exclusive Feature

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ARTS & CULTURE

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The Happy Mellencampers: 2008 Campaign Music

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: OVERSTROM

9.2008  Exclusive Feature

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ARTS & CULTURE

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The Happy Mellencampers: 2008 Campaign Music

By Kristi York Wooten

PHOTO: OVERSTROM

9.2008  Exclusive Feature

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