UNC-Chapel Hill’s independent student newspaper, The Daily Tar Heel, and its communications agency, 1893 Brand Studio, announced new student leadership for the 2019-2020 academic year. Rising seniors Maddy Arrowood and Tyler Pollack will assume the roles of editor-in-chief and advertising director, respectively, of The Daily Tar Heel, and rising senior Molly Looman will serve as […]
By Leah Asmelash DTH Staff Writer Junior history major Tyler Fleming was selected Saturday as the editor-in-chief of The Daily Tar Heel newspaper for the 2017-18 school year. He will replace current editor-in-chief Jane Wester. Fleming is the current opinion editor for the DTH. He said his selection is a great opportunity for change at […]
The new school year at The Daily Tar Heel has brought with it more than the usual number of changes. We have a new editing crew — led by Editor-in-Chief Jane Wester. We have a new general manager, Betsy O’Donovan. And we have a new plan for how to deal with the financial challenges of the […]
The Class of 2016 will graduate from UNC on May 8, but they became DTH alumni sometime around 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 27. The last print deadline met, the final online interactive built, it was time for one more post-production trip to Linda’s. The seniors published plenty of goodbyes, both in the DTH and […]
The DTH newsroom has a new leader. University Editor Jane Wester was selected editor-in-chief for the 2016-17 school year on Saturday. Here’s the story about Jane’s selection that was published in The Daily Tar Heel. You can also read her platform and a story about her candidacy. The other candidates who interviewed for the position were Copy […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.