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Penny Leigh

Penny Leigh, American newspaper editor. Member North Carolina Press Women Association (2d place awards in sports writing 1986, in feature writing 1988).

Background

  • Leigh, Penny was born on January 4, 1963 in Goldsboro, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Ervin Henry and Lavonne (Greer) Kramp.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Communications, University North Carolina, Asheville, 1986.

    Career

    • Staff writer Times-News, Hendersonville, North Carolina, 1985-1988, bureau chief, 1988-1990, city editor, since 1990.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member North Carolina Press Women Association (2d place awards in sports writing 1986, in feature writing 1988).

    Personality

    Interests

    Breeding and showing purebred dogs.

    Connections

    • Married Dale Jay McElrath, March 15, 1988.
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    Born January 4, 1963
    (age 54)
    • 1986
      University North Carolina
    • 1985 - 1988
      Staff writer, Times-News
      Hendersonville, North Carolina, United States
    • 1988 - 1990
      Staff writer, Times-News
    • 1990
      Staff writer, Times-News