Jeannine Hunter

The people must know before they can act, and there is no educator to compare with the press ~ Ida B. Wells

A Harlem native who also grew up in Maryland suburbs of the nation's capital.

A multimedia journalist + content designer who spent more than a decade chronicling issues, individuals and institutions of various communities of faith for newspapers in the Carolinas and Tennessee as a full-time reporter before entering the digital world.

As an online specialist, created and managed content for news and nonprof orgs' websites. Also experienced in crisis communication via volunteerism with groups such as the Red Cross and Samaritan's Purse.

Professional experience includes serving as editor for the Washington Post's On Faith religion site, where I assigned/edited columns, maintained a blog, and wrote stories with local and national reporters. Taught journalism courses at Knoxville College.

Affiliations have included NABJ, RNA, ONA, SPJ in East Tennessee, ColorComm, and UT SIS Advisory Board

  • Education
    • Johnson C. Smith University
    • University of Tennessee