Spring 2014 Staff
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. He is the former general manager of WRAL.com, 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.
Meghan Horton | Programmer
B.S. Architecture, University of Virginia
M. Arch., Clemson University
Meghan Horton joined the Reese News Lab in June 2012, where she specializes in web development and design. In addition to her role in the lab, Horton develops and maintains the web presence for the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and supports the digital needs of faculty and student projects. Prior to joining the school, Horton worked as a web developer for the University of Virginia and Clemson University.