media

Symphony Webber joins Charlotte Agenda as a reporter and photographer

We’re excited to announce that Symphony Webber will join our team on Monday, August 3, as a reporter and photographer covering things to do around the city....

A hedge fund is close to taking over the Charlotte Observer’s parent company. What will it mean for local journalism?

The New Jersey hedge fund Chatham Asset Management likely will become the new owner of McClatchy, the beleaguered parent company of the Charlotte Observer....

Queen City Nerve’s live streams of protests are changing Charlotte’s media scene

There’s the faint smell of tear gas when I hop in the back seat of Justin LaFrancois’ car on Wednesday afternoon. Stacks of newspapers fill the...

Hammered by coronavirus, local media outlets look to find new revenue sources

Readers are devouring news in record numbers. Journalists are putting in long hours to cover stories about coronavirus testing, layoffs in their city, business...

Charlotte Agenda receives investment from Knight Foundation to hire investigative reporter

We’re thrilled to announce that the Charlotte Agenda has received an investment from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to hire an investigative...

Journalist Paige Hopkins joins Charlotte Agenda

We’re excited to announce that Paige Hopkins starts today as a reporter and producer for Charlotte Agenda. A native of the Charlotte area, Paige joins the...

EatWorkPlay quietly returns with a new name and a new mission: selling $20 masks

Five months ago, the online lifestyle guide EatWorkPlay CLT postponed its black-tie charity gala with days notice and little explanation. When I looked into...

4.1 million people follow Max Dressler on TikTok, but he says he’s still just a normal Charlotte teenager

Two hours south of Charlotte on a recent Saturday, about 300 teenagers line up inside a shopping mall, waiting for the famous young people they watch every day...

Analysis: The Charlotte Observer’s owner filed for bankruptcy. What will that mean for Charlotte?

Last Thursday morning, the Charlotte Observer published the results of the kind of reporting needed in our eager, corruptible city. “District drops...

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Since 2015, we’ve delivered daily news and lifestyle content. But we want to go deeper and we need your help. Instead of our regular newsletter and...

We’re expanding our team — journalists Katie Peralta and Michael Graff join Charlotte Agenda

We’re thrilled to announce the expansion of our editorial team with two new hires. Please welcome Katie Peralta, former business reporter at The Charlotte...

4 local media minds to watch in 2019

Local media is changing, fast — and the pace is accelerating going into 2019. As legacy business models collapse, it’s a fascinating time to be in local...