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Backing local news, building trust, innovating solutions The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute has awarded seven fellowships for the 2019–20 academic year with projects to improve gun violence reporting, expand solutions-based journalism by …
Former editor leaves lasting legacy Jeff Herrin, who was the editor of the Rocky Mount Telegram and The Tarboro Weekly, died Monday. He was 60 years old.   Herrin worked at the Telegram for 25 years and made a large …
Digital Publishing: When using social media photos in your stories,the best thing to do is ask for permission When a journalist took a photo of a bride being congratulated by President Donald Trump, a relative of the bride posted it on Instagram, and the photo went viral. News outlets such as The …
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press updates its one-stop shop for public records law, reporter’s privilege RCFP published its recent Open Government Guide in January, which includes state-by-state information about how journalists can report on government agencies and proceedings that are open to the …
Members on the move
Dwane Powell, political cartoonist for a generation of NC newspaper readers, has died Retired News & Observer editorial cartoonist Dwane Powell, whose drawings summarized and satirized decades of North Carolina political debates and decisions with humanity and humor, died Sunday …
Novant Health hires Caulkins Novant Health Inc. said Monday it has hired Ann Caulkins, former publisher of The Charlotte Observer, as a senior vice president and president of Novant Health Foundation. Caulkins will be in charge …
Elizabeth Cook looks back at her 40-year career as reporter and editor at the Salisbury Post Elizabeth Cook sat in the White House pressroom. She wasn’t from the New York Times or the Washington Post. Yet, her mission was to follow the high profile Elizabeth Dole, who was Ronald …
Daily Journal names Donna Rogers new editor-in-chief ROCKINGHAM — Donna Rogers, an award-winning journalist whose 38-year career has included stops in five states, has been named the editor of the Richmond Daily Journal. Rogers has already …
NCPA news
Woronoff to be inducted into NC Media and Journalism Hall of Fame in 2019 The NC Media and Journalism Hall of Fame will induct Taylor Branch, Margaret Johnson, Mary E. Junck, Rochelle Riley and David B. Woronoff on Friday, April 12, 2019.Founded and administered by the UNC …
Wilson Times Co. purchases Wake Weekly newspapers The Wake Weekly newspaper group — The Wake Forest Weekly and its zoned editions in Rolesville and Franklin County along with the Butner-Creedmoor News — are operating under new ownership this …
Longtime reporter Treva Jones wrote with love and care about Raleigh’s lives and deaths Treva Jones, a born storyteller, virtuosic news reporter and historian to a generation of Raleigh Times and News & Observer readers and staff writers, died Friday.She was 73.Jones, who authored …
State honors retired publisher KENLY — In recognition of his career of public service by providing news and current events for area residents for more than three decades as the Kenly News’ owner and publisher, Rick …
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    The Goldsboro News-Argus has an immediate opening for a sportswriter with daily or weekly experience covering games, shooting photos and writing sports news and features. The successful candidate …
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    The Chatham News + Record has been providing extraordinary coverage of Chatham County since 1878. Now under new local ownership, the newspaper has embarked on an ambitious project to make the …
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    The Rocky Mount Telegram, an award-winning daily newspaper in Eastern North Carolina, is seeking a sports reporter. Journalism degree and one or two years of experience at a daily newspaper …
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    The Salisbury Post, a newspaper covering the city of Salisbury and Rowan County in North Carolina's Piedmont, is seeking a full-time reporter to cover county government and business. The Salisbury …
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    The Digital Sales Representative is the subject matter expert representing all Wilson Times Co. digital products, including our digital agency Kingsdale Media as well as five local media websites, …
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