Herbert L. White

GRANTEE

Herbert L. White has been at The Charlotte Post since 1987, going from general assignment reporting to managing editor in 1991 and editor-in-chief since 1993.
The newspaper has earned several state and national awards, including a pair of General Excellence honors from the North Carolina Press Association (first: 2016, third: 2004).

White earned third place for investigative reporting from the N.C. Press Association (2007) for a series of articles on how a Charlotte-Mecklenburg high school manipulated its campus grade point average and connected teacher bonuses by removing or encouraging struggling Black students to drop out.

Before joining The Post, White was a reporter at WMFD radio in Wilmington, North Carolina, as well as the Wilmington Star-News and the Iredell County News in Statesville, North Carolina. As a freelance journalist, his work has appeared in Time magazine, The Charlotte Observer, and Our State magazine.

Herbert L. White