The Laurinburg Exchange in North Carolina has hired Cheris Hodges as a staff writer, primarily covering the Scotland County Board of Education, Board of Elections and the area fire/EMS activities. She will also act as the paper’s contact for all its obituaries.
“We are pleased to have Cheris join our staff,” said W. Curt Vincent, editor of the newspaper. “She comes to us with a wealth of experience and a lot of energy.”
She is also a North Carolina Press Association award-winner and has worked freelance. She was also a staff writer for Creative Loafing and features editor for The Charlotte Post.
Hodges earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from Johnson C. Smith University.