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Donna King

Editor-in-Chief, Carolina Journal

Biography

Donna serves as Editor-in-Chief for Carolina Journal. Donna has more than 20 years of experience delivering accurate, clear information in an engaging story.

In addition to print journalism, she has anchored news and political talk programing on television and radio and delivered live coverage of historic world events that define our times. Her goal is to build a body of work that prompts a larger conversation about the importance of personal liberty, the role of government, and setting a course to ensure freedom for future generations.

“I am honored to be a part of the Carolina Journal team and join the long history of quality journalism here,” she said. “As more North Carolinians try to decipher news and fact from angle and opinion, CJ remains committed to delivering clear information readers can count on. I am looking forward to working with these talented journalists to grow our footprint in the state’s media landscape.”

Donna graduated from North Carolina State University after growing up in Raleigh and attending Broughton High School and Saint Mary’s College. After graduation, Donna married Ron King and moved to Los Angeles where Ron served as a U.S. Air Force officer. There, she worked in local news and continued her journalism career when they moved to the Washington, D.C. area.  During her tenure in the nation’s capital, she reported and anchored for ABC’s NewsChannel 8, America’s Voice Television Network, and Reuters Television North America.  Donna, Ron, and their three children returned to North Carolina in 2007 where Donna was one of the founders of the North State Journal and hosted the Triangle’s Morning News on WPTF.   Currently, you can see her on Front Row with Marc Rotterman on UNC-TV each weekend.

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