Award-winning documentary about Durham teens’ visit to Ocracoke


In early August 2016, the Durham VOICE, a community newspaper written by teens, and Partners for Youth Opportunity, the nonprofit that runs the newspaper, teamed with the Ocracoke Observer to bring the teen writers to this Outer Banks island for a working weekend.

Jock Lauterer, senior lecturer and director of the Carolina Community Media Project at the UNC Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Media and the founding publisher of the VOICE and the project leader, arranged the visit.

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