Jennifer Lang oversees digital news and product for WFAE. Lang transitioned WFAE.org through four changes of content management systems, created the station's first social media presences and assists with digital coverage of Charlotte news.
In 2019, Langr was selected as one of 100 public media editors to participate in the Corporation for Public Broadcasting's Editorial Integrity and Leadership Initiative taught at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University. Following that, she was chosen to be in the inaugural class of Product Immersion for Small Newsrooms lead by News Catalyst and the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, developed in partnership with Google News Initiative.
Dr. Ophelia Garmon-Brown, a Charlotte physician, minister and author, has died, according to a notice posted on the Novant Health site on Wednesday. She had battled brain and kidney cancer.
Summer temperatures are soaring above 90 degrees each day this week in the Charlotte area. To provide relief from the heat, Mecklenburg County and partner agencies have opened cooling stations and Charlotte Area Transit System is giving free rides to these centers.