The Henderson Daily Dispatch: lifting up the community

July 24, 2016

  As the reader can deduce from the name of this journal, I have a love-hate relationship with interstate highways. They get me to my mountain cabin quickly, dependably and predictably without a red light between Chapel Hill and Marion … Continued

Roadshow visits the Jacksonville Daily News

July 22, 2016

With the plethora of military bases across the Old North State, you can appreciate the challenges faced by local media when it comes to effectively covering their turf when those bases exist and operate as separate and restricted worlds, especially … Continued

Investigative journalism: Into the deep end

July 18, 2016

  “Rough weather makes good timber.” old Southern Appalachian expression When it comes to investigative journalism, Jessica Coates herself will be the first to tell you, she feels like she’s leaped into the deep end of the pool. Actually, the … Continued