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Newspaper editor

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, Times-News, Hendersonville, North Carolina, 1988-1990; city editor, Times-News, Hendersonville, North Carolina, since 1990.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: breeding and showing purebred dogs.

Connections

Married Dale Jay McElrath, March 15, 1988.

father:
Ervin Henry Kramp

mother:
Lavonne (Greer) Kramp

spouse:
Dale Jay McElrath