Knight Center alums earn new positions at Traverse City paper
Knight Center alum Danielle Woodward is a new business reporter at the Traverse City (Michigan) Record Eagle.
Woodward, a 2015 graduate of Michigan State University’s School of Journalism, is a former reporter for the center’s Great Lakes Echo. She received the Knight Center’s 2015 Service Award and also a National Pulliam Journalism Fellowship.
She served an internship as copy editor at the Arizona Republic during the past summer.
She will be covering businesses in Traverse City and surrounding counties.
Among the staff that she joins is Carol Thompson, another Knight Center alum who worked at Great Lakes Echo. Thompson, a 2012 MSU graduate, recently picked up environmental reporting responsibilities at the paper.
During her stint with the Knight Center she was awarded the Edward J. Meeman award for outstanding undergraduate student in 2012. She joined the Record Eagle in 2014 after reporting for two years at the Peninsula Pulse newspaper in Door County, Wis.
The Traverse City Record Eagle is a daily morning newspaper that serves 5 counties in northwest lower Michigan: Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Benzie, Antrim, Kalkaska. It is owned by Community Newspaper Holding, Inc. along with more than 200 community newspapers throughout the United States.