Wed, 15 June 2022
This podcast features alumna author Phoebe Zerwick class of 1978. Phoebe is an award-winning investigative journalist, narrative writer, and college professor. Her writing has appeared in O, The Oprah Magazine; National Geographic; the Nation; the Winston-Salem Journal; and Glamour, among other publications. Her work has been recognized by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University, Investigative Reporters and Editors, the Society of Professional Journalists, Columbia University, the North Carolina Press Association, and has been featured in the HBO documentary, The Trials of Darryl Hunt. A graduate of the Columbia University School of Journalism, Phoebe is the director of the journalism program at Wake Forest University, where she teaches writing and journalism, including courses taught at the law school in collaboration with the director of Wake Forest's Innocence & Justice Clinic. She lives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina with her husband, a dog, and three cats. Her blended family includes three grown children. She is the author of Beyond Innocence: The Life Sentence of Darryl Hunt.