Emily Harris

writer, editor, creative strategist

I'm an investigative reporter, feature writer, thoughtful editor, public speaker, program planner, researcher, cheerleader, innovative creative strategist.
I have 17 years experience working in major national and regional media.

United States of America

Portfolio

Charlottemagazine

Yoga for the Rest of Us

Students at Yoga One in Plaza Midwood enjoy Corpse Pose. LOGAN CYRUS SOMEWHERE IN the middle of every yoga class I've tried, the teacher says it's time to "float" my foot...

Reuters

Former Charlotte, N.C., mayor gets 44 months in prison for corruption

A former mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, was sentenced on Tuesday to nearly four years in U.S. prison after admitting to using public positions in the state's largest city...

Nytimes

Daniel Clodfelter Succeeds Patrick Cannon as Charlotte's Mayor

James Mitchell, who finished second to Mr. Cannon in the Democratic mayoral primary last year, was also nominated. But his nomination was quickly dismissed, disappointing dozens...

Reuters

Charlotte protesters demand mayor's resignation over black man's slaying

Dozens of protesters took their fight for racial equality in policing to the heart of Charlotte's power structure on Monday, demanding the resignations of the mayor, police...

Nytimes

Ex-Mayor Voted, and Now He's on House Arrest

North Carolina law prohibits convicted felons from voting, though citizens can petition to have their voting privileges restored after serving their sentence. Mr. Cannon voted...

Wfae

Elevation Church & 'The Other Place'

Part One: Elevation Church. Elevation Church is one of the fastest-growing churches in the country. 33-year-old Elevation Pastor and Founder Steven Furtick draws about 14,000...

Nytimes

3rd Missionary With Ebola Is Identified

Ms. Writebol, 59, who was discharged from Emory late last month along with Dr. Brantly, made her first public appearance on Wednesday, recounting her experience being evacuated...

Charlottemagazine

On God's Stage: Elevation Church

People raise their hands in worship during the Saturday evening service at Elevation Blakeney. LOGAN CYRUS (page 1 of 3) S teven Furtick takes the stage his favorite way,...

Wfae

Along The Great Wagon Road: The Rosenwald Schools

It's time for another radio road trip Along The Great Wagon Road - our series exploring the history of the Charlotte region with Tom Hanchett of the Levine Museum of the New...