Eric Frederick, a 1981 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, teaches news writing and reporting.

He has been a professional journalist for 38 years, all of it at The News & Observer in Raleigh, as a copy editor, wire editor, sports reporter and desk chief, assistant sports editor, sports editor, newsroom night editor, front page editor, campaign editor, digital managing editor, political editor, real-time news editor and Carolinas regional growth editor. He is now a freelance writer and editor.


  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill