Kelly Hinchcliffe

WRAL education reporter Kelly Hinchcliffe

Education reporter

Professional Experience:
January 2016 to present – WRAL News Education Reporter
2012 - 2015 – WRAL Investigates/Special Projects Producer
2007 - 2012 – WRAL.com Web News Editor
2006 - 2007 – The Herald Sun (Durham, N.C.) Education Reporter
2004 - 2006 – The Frederick News-Post (Frederick, Md.) Reporter
Summer 2003 – NBC News (Washington, D.C. bureau) Dateline NBC Intern

Awards & Recognition:

The Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award
Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas: Online Coverage (1st place), Original Web Reporting (2nd place)
Education Writers Association: Data Journalism (2nd place)
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Nashville/MidSouth Emmys: Investigative Report, General Assignment No Time Limit
Maryland – Delaware – D.C. Press Association: Investigative Reporting (2nd place), Public Service Reporting (2nd place)
Society of Professional Journalists (Maryland chapter): Public Service Reporting (1st place), Feature Reporting (1st place), General Reporting (2nd place)
Chesapeake Associated Press Awards: Best Investigative Reporting (two awards), Best Environmental Reporting, Best Public Service Reporting, Best Feature Reporting, Best Health Reporting
Monroe Enquirer-Journal Award: Excellence in Journalism

Education:
Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Broadcast Journalism emphasis), Wingate University

Birthplace:
Thurmont, Md.