Josh McCann

Play for Change
President  

Biography

Josh is a Chapel Hill native and has worked as a newspaper reporter for the Independent Tribune in Cabarrus County and The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette in Beaufort County, S.C.

Education

M.A. Urban Planning, University of Illinios B.A. Journalism (Ithaca College)

Articles

  • plancharlotte.org
    Feb 24, 2012
    Around the Charlotte region, many downtowns share similar histories: A long-ago heyday followed by decay as dollars and foot traffic flowed to suburban malls and interstate eateries.
  • plancharlotte.org
    Feb 10, 2012
    A Faison subdivision off Beatties Ford Road and Abersham near Davidson were purchased by Mecklenburg County for parks, after the developments stalled. But generally, the region's land conservationists lack money to protect tantalizing properties available after the financial crash. 
  • plancharlotte.org
    Jan 25, 2012
    UNC Charlotte's Heather Smith, a geographer who studies Hispanic "hyper-growth" in the South, talks about Charlotte's growing role as a "globalizing" – not a global – city, and why she wasn't surprised when the Democratic Party chose Charlotte for its national convention.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Jan 25, 2012
    UNC Charlotte's Heather Smith, a geographer who studies Hispanic "hyper-growth" in the South, talks about Charlotte's growing role as a "globalizing" – not a global – city, and why she wasn't surprised when the Democratic Party chose Charlotte for its national convention.