Jessica Ferrer

Past Undergraduate News Intern

Jessica is a junior at UNCW pursuing a B.A. in communication studies with a minor in journalism. She worked on an audio project similar to NPR's StoryCorps over the summer where she interviewed mentors and their mentees on the UNCW campus. This project inspired her to work more with public radio and the media. She is also a contributing writer for the school's newspaper, The Seahawk. Jessica loves her job as a resident assistant, trying out new restaurants, working out so she can keep eating at new restaurants, and bringing news to the community.

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3:22 pm
Wed March 28, 2012

NHCo. to Collect E-Waste

John Seb Barber

Break out those old cans and bottles of household cleaners: pollen is back and it’s time for spring cleaning. Once New Hanover County residents are finished with those cleaning products, they can recycle them and other household wastes, like batteries.

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1:38 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

NHCo. to Post School Lockdowns on Twitter

Residents can now receive notices about public school lockdowns in New Hanover County through Twitter.

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10:33 am
Wed March 14, 2012

NC Unemployment Rate Dips Slightly in January

The latest unemployment rates for North Carolina have been released by the Department of Commerce, giving a different look to the state’s economy. 

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4:02 pm
Tue March 6, 2012

Spring Cleaning Includes Recycling this Month

Spring cleaning is upon us, but that doesn’t just mean emptying out our closets.

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4:38 pm
Mon February 27, 2012

Leland Hires Interim Police Chief

Crime doesn’t take a break, even while a town government searches for its next police chief.

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2:38 pm
Thu February 23, 2012

Book 'Em Event Links Illiteracy, Crime in Robeson

The Book ‘Em North Carolina conference at Robeson Community College Saturday is bringing readers and writers together to talk about the craft.

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5:53 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

Trauma Event Covers Joplin, Tucson Tragedies

Dr. Peter Rhee spoke at the 23rd annual Trauma Symposium in downtown Wilmington. Rhee was the surgeon for former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords after the mass shootings in Tuscon last year.

The Trauma and Emergency Symposium brought together hundreds of emergency responders and other health care providers on Friday and will continue through Saturday.

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2:31 pm
Wed February 8, 2012

Emergency Responders Gather for Trauma Symposium

Joplin, Missouri after last year's devastating tornadoes

Emergency responders and other healthcare providers are gathering Friday and Saturday for the 23rd annual Trauma and Emergency Symposium in downtown Wilmington. 

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10:42 am
Fri February 3, 2012

Area Farmers Get Marketing 101

Feast DownEast brings food from the region to local establishments.
UNCW

Farmers, fishermen, and buyers from across the region are gathering Friday at UNCW for the 2nd annual Feast DownEast conference.

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3:21 pm
Fri January 27, 2012

CFCC's President to Retire

The president of Cape Fear Community College Eric McKeithan announced his retirement Thursday. WHQR’s Michelle Bliss reports that McKeithan’s retirement will go into effect on July 1st.

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