Summer 2014 Staff

Alsey Davidson

Georgia Ditmore

Hannah Doksansky

Jonathan Gaegler

Macon Gambill

Samantha Harrington

Kelci Hight

Josie Hollingsworth

Madeline Hurley

Hrisanthi Kroi

Rachael Meleney

Madison Mundy

Dustin Peaire

Matthew Plaus

Nat Tan

John Clark | Executive Director

B.A. Mass Communication, Campbell University
M.B.A., Campbell University

John Clark has led the Reese News Lab since July 2011 and teaches entrepreneurial journalism. He is the former general manager of, where he helped build the site into one of the most successful local news websites in the nation. Under his leadership, the site increased and diversified its digital revenue and won the Edward R. Murrow Award for best broadcast-affiliated website, among other awards. Clark also has experience as a Web programmer, research and development manager and startup founder.

Sara Peach | Associate Director

B.A. Environmental Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill
M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication, UNC-Chapel Hill

Sara Peach is a journalist and an educator who has taught at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication since 2010. At the school, she leads courses in environmental journalism and media entrepreneurship. She is also an award-winning reporter and producer who has contributed to a variety of environment-focused publications.