Michael Lananna: ‘Sportswriters travel. It’s a necessity.’

Editor’s note: The Daily Tar Heel has about two years to figure out its finances. As we move forward with initiatives to do just that, we are asking alumni and friends to support the DTH’s journalism in a few targeted areas. Chief among them: the sports travel budget to send photographers and sports writers to away games, which will cost $8,000 this year […]

Jonathan Jones ’12: DTH road trips ‘invaluable’

Editor’s note: The Daily Tar Heel has about two years to figure out its finances. As we move forward with initiatives to do just that, we are asking alumni and friends to support the DTH’s journalism in a few targeted areas. Chief among them: the sports travel budget to send photographers and sports writers to away games, which will cost $8,000 […]

5 reasons to come to the DTH summer networking events

The Daily Tar Heel Alumni Association is getting close to the first of four DTH summer networking events. We’ll be in Charlotte from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday. In July, we’ll have three more events: July 9 in the Triangle; July 13 in New York City; and July 14 in Washington, D.C. You can RSVP to the events […]

DTH Media Seeks New General Manager

DTH Media Corp. is seeking a General Manager to lead and innovate the business operations of one of the nation’s best independent student news organizations. This position provides a national platform to demonstrate innovation in the field of nonprofit community journalism and is an ideal opportunity for someone who wants to use their talents in […]

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UNC in the National Championship game!

UNC plays Villanova tonight for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, and it’s been busy at the DTH to say the least. There are five DTH journalists in Houston covering the game: Pat James, Carlos Collazo, Katie Williams, David Allen and Kendall Bagley. You can read their work here. Meanwhile, other DTH staffers have been busy planning for […]

Twelve editors-in-chief attended the 2016 Alumni Homecoming. From left: Erica Beshears Perel, Sharif Durhams, Paige Ladisic, Hugh Stevens, Jenny Surane, Edwin Yoder, Kelly Ryan Gilmer, Andy Thomason, Erin Zureick Dunn, Andrew Dunn, Todd Cohen and Wayne Hurder. Photo by Erik Perel

Thanks for a fantastic Alumni Homecoming weekend!

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 […]

Coming to Chapel Hill this weekend? Things to know!

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 […]

Who’s coming to the DTH Alumni Homecoming?

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 […]

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“College is just an excuse to work for The Daily Tar Heel:” merchandise

    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 […]

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So you want to attend DTH Homecoming? FAQ

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; […]