Mae Israel

Writing and Editing Professional

Biography

Veteran journalist Mae Israel worked for nearly 20 years as an editor at The Washington Post, specializing in local news coverage. As an editor and reporter for nearly a decade with The Charlotte Observer, she covered the area's growth, development and transportation issues. An award-winning journalist, she graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Israel is currently an independent journalist based in Charlotte.

Articles

  • plancharlotte.org
    Nov 28, 2018
    Imagine it’s 2030 and Charlotte’s popular South End has grown up like other neighborhoods in an increasingly urban and transit-friendly city. What does this area, just on the outskirts of uptown’s skyscrapers, look like? And most importantly, who is living there?
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Nov 28, 2018
    Imagine it’s 2030 and Charlotte’s popular South End has grown up like other neighborhoods in an increasingly urban and transit-friendly city. What does this area, just on the outskirts of uptown’s skyscrapers, look like? And most importantly, who is living there?
  • plancharlotte.org
    Nov 05, 2018
    In recent years, many residents in east Charlotte grew weary and frustrated with the city’s unsuccessful efforts to attract a showpiece development to replace the once-popular Eastland Mall.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Nov 05, 2018
    In recent years, many residents in east Charlotte grew weary and frustrated with the city’s unsuccessful efforts to attract a showpiece development to replace the once-popular Eastland Mall.
  • plancharlotte.org
    Jun 19, 2018
    People born in India are the second most populous group of foreign-born nationals in Mecklenburg County, with University City a popular destination for these newcomers.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Jun 19, 2018
    People born in India are the second most populous group of foreign-born nationals in Mecklenburg County, with University City a popular destination for these newcomers.
  • plancharlotte.org
    May 23, 2018
    As the number of self-storage facilities increases across the Charlotte region, renters can’t always keep up payments. When that happens, their belongings can be auctioned to the highest bidder.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    May 23, 2018
    As the number of self-storage facilities increases across the Charlotte region, renters can’t always keep up payments. When that happens, their belongings can be auctioned to the highest bidder.
  • plancharlotte.org
    May 23, 2018
    Self-storage facilities used to hide in the shadows, mostly low-slung, metal sheds spread out over a few acres of asphalt. But over the past decade, newer designs mean multistory buildings in visible places. Can these buildings fit into an urban context?
  • ui.uncc.edu
    May 23, 2018
    Self-storage facilities used to hide in the shadows, mostly low-slung, metal sheds spread out over a few acres of asphalt. But over the past decade, newer designs mean multistory buildings in visible places. Can these buildings fit into an urban context?