Communication alumnus wins state journalism award

Joey Pitchford, a 2015 graduate of Appalachian State University’s Department of Communication, was recently awarded third place for education reporting by the North Carolina Press Association (NCPA). His pair of articles, “Redistricting schools in Wayne County,” covered racial and socioeconomic disparities in the Wayne County school system. Pitchford was recognized for his work at the annual NCPA awards ceremony on February 22 in Raleigh. Read more >>

Published: Apr 11, 2018 10:57am