Zehra Mehdi-BarlasMedia Relations Manager
Originally from Pakistan, Zehra earned her Master’s degree in Political Science. After moving to Atlanta, she graduated with a Masters degree in Communications from Georgia State University. Zehra joined the DVIDS team in November 2007 as a Media Relations Specialist for the Western Region. She became the International Media Specialist in Oct 2008 and worked in establishing several new relationships with the Arab, European and Asian media. In November 2009, she was promoted to the position of Media Relations Manager and now leads the Marine, Sports and International team. Prior to joining DVIDS, she worked for CNN, Voice of America, Oxford University Press and Clear Channel.