Writers

Charlotte Agenda invites local creators, experts and storytellers to publish content that makes Charlotte a smarter, more connected city.

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April Smith
Founder of Social Ape Marketing. CLTeats.com creator. Lover of Charlotte, dogs, yoga, and awesome food.
Brittany Stone
Linguist. Fan of bookstore smells, hip hop, my backpack, and democracy. Freelance thinker. Beyoncé enthusiast.
Chrissie Nelson Rotko
| @@chrissie_beth
Public defender, food blogger (offtheeatenpathblog.com), football fanatic, lover of craft beer, red wine, cheese, and other delicious things.
Clay Morrell
| @ClayRMorrell
Writer. Food-lover. Hogwarts enthusiast. Plaza Midwood fan. Mom.
Collin Beck
| @thatCBeck
Writer, actor, and theatre enthusiast who also happens to work in the alcohol industry.
Dana Boone
| @deboone |
Social media manager desperately seeking verified status.
Danny Gassaway
| @DannyGassaway |
My perfect day would include skiing, live music and Tar Heel football. And the Tar Heels would win.
Eric Linne
Eric Linne is the author of the young adult novel, Reversal and the film screenplay, The Bears of Blue River. He and his family love living in NoDa.
Greg Jarrell
Greg is a west Charlotte resident and co-founder of QC Family Tree.
James E. Ford
2014 North Carolina Teacher of the Year. Educator. Activist. Minister. Artist.
Jason Foster
| @ByJasonFoster |
Charlotte native and longtime journalist whose work has also appeared in print and online for news outlets including SportingNews.com, The Charlotte Observer and The (Raleigh) News & Observer.
Jon Show
Charlotte Agenda Writer
Most recently: Why my kid rides the bus
Jonathan Wells
| @AllTheWells |
Jonathan Wells is the beer writer for Charlotte Agenda.
Jordan Dollard
| @dollardje
Resident fashion expert and chocolate cake connoisseur. Covering fashion and retail across Charlotte.
Joshua Peters
| @PetersPonders |
I split my time pretty evenly between hunkering down in the corners of Charlotte's finest beer and coffee purveyors, checking baseball box scores, and writing about the people, places, art and food.
Justin Perry
Justin Perry is the co-chairman of OneMECK, an organization pushing for more diversity in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.
Mary Elizabeth Robertson
Mary covers faith for the Charlotte Agenda.
Mary Gross
| @maryfgross |
My name is Mary Gross and I am a copywriter, a craps player and an excellent napper.
Miller Yoho
| @MillerYoho |
Works in sports and likes to talk about his dog, Ultimate Frisbee, CrossFit, and how he goes to bed way to0 early.
Paula Broadwell
| @paulabroadwell
20-year Army veteran, non-profit leadership consultant, co-founder of the Active Charlotte Alliance, and co-director of Think Broader Foundation (a gender equality social impact group).
Rachel Brown
Charlotte native. Fashion & food blogger. Social Media Specialist. Brand Ambassador.
Sherrell Dorsey
| @Sherrell_Dorsey
Sherrell lives in NoDa with her impressive shoe collection. She is a social-impact storyteller who speaks and writes frequently on the intersections of sustainability, technology and digital inclusion.
John Short
| @thetrolleywalk |
I live in Elizabeth, work in Uptown, and spend my time loving where Charlotte's been and thinking about its future.
Vanessa Smith
| @lifeundeveloped |
Chef, foodie, coffee addict and blogger behind Life Undeveloped, who's perpetually early to everything. Lover of craft beer, red wine and everything Charlotte.