Antionette Kerr


Antionette Kerr is a journalist, nonprofit leader, author and publisher. She studied journalism and African American history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she began researching and reporting on areas of social justice through The Daily Tar Heel, The Triangle Tribune and The Black Ink. Her research led to the Earnest H. Abernathy Chancellorís Award in publication excellence. Before joining the Public News Service she was a freelance media contributor for more than a dozen state, regional and local publications including The Lexington Dispatch. She credits a family filled with advocates for sparking her compassion for people and passion for storytelling.

Languages Spoken: English

Recent Work:
Collisions With Bears Rise on North Carolina Highways
Bernhardt Confirmation Raises Concerns Over Offshore Drilling
Foster Care on Rise in NC
Public Sentiment Prevails in Fight for NC Coal-Ash Cleanup
Federal Proposal Could Impact NC's Clean Water
Documentary Highlights Fight to Save Endangered Bats
Report: Early-Childhood Educators Lack Health Insurance
National Nutrition Month: Groups Provide Healthy Food Education in Greensboro
Bill Prohibiting Housing for TN Undocumented Called 'Unfriendly'
Bills Suggest Bigger Role for NC Nurses in Health-Care Access