Hi DTH alumni, Over the weekend, about 70 of us gathered in Chapel Hill for the inaugural Daily Tar Heel homecoming. It was a huge success! Alumni from several generations, including 12 editors-in-chief, attended. We had two jam-packed days of networking and professional workshops led by alumni doing innovative work in journalism and media. On […]
Thanks for registering for the DTH Alumni Homecoming Weekend! Here are things you need to know while you are in Chapel Hill for a fun-packed weekend. The schedule/locations: Read a detailed schedule of events here. You are welcome to come to as many or few of these events as you would like. Our full weekend […]
We are less than two weeks away from the Alumni Homecoming, and exactly one week from the ticket deadline. DTHers are deadline-oriented people, but you know you’ll feel better if you hop off the fence and buy your ticket! If you are curious about who’s coming, you can browse the RSVPs on the Facebook event. It’s shaping […]
The quote If you worked at the DTH in the 1990s and early 2000s, you knew Professor Chuck Stone. He taught censorship and magazine writing, but what he really did was inspire us all with his stories as a pioneering black reporter and columnist. In Philadelphia, his reporting on police brutality and the […]
Jenny Surane, 2014-15 editor-in-chief and alumni association steering committee member, answers questions about the upcoming Homecoming weekend: Would I have to be a journalist to get something out of this weekend? Not at all! We designed this weekend to be about reconnecting with old friends. The professional development sessions will focus on topics in journalism; […]
The DTH Alumni Association is excited to announce the speakers for our training/professional development sessions for our Feb. 19-20 Alumni Homecoming. They will be held from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday and from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the Freedom Forum Conference Center at the UNC School of Media and Journalism. For a complete schedule […]
Here’s a handy guide to finding old DTH stories and articles: Newspapers.com digitization: This archive is digital and searchable, from the very first DTH in 1893 to the end of 1992. You can search by date as well as keyword, and see very clear, easy-to-read versions of the pages. It’s a bit of a rabbit-hole, […]
The DTH editors started a tradition in 2010: On the DTH’s birthday — Feb. 23 — we take a staff photo either right before or after the cake. Here are birthday photos from the last several years. (The 2011 picture is missing from the DTH server. If anyone out there has it, please share!) […]
Justin Scheef ’95 recently found and shared these photos he took in the newsroom for a class project in fall 1995. Do you have pictures from your DTH days that you’d like to share on this site? Email us at email@example.com.
Dear alumni of The Daily Tar Heel, I am so excited to welcome you to The Daily Tar Heel’s new alumni association. I am Paige Ladisic, the 2015-16 editor-in-chief of the DTH, and I wanted to let you in on some of the great things coming up for the DTH and dailytarheel.com.