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Shawn Michael Underwood

newspaper editor

Shawn Michael Underwood, American newspaper editor. Member Society Professional Journalists, North Carolina Working Press.

Background

Underwood, Shawn Michael was born on November 14, 1965 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Cecil Wayne Underwood and Erica Bronwyn (Martin) Maratea.

Education

Student, Hiram College, 1983-1987.

Career

Public, First Amendment Magazine, Hiram, Ohio., 1986-1988;reporter, Warren (Ohio) Tribune, 1988-1989;vice president, Right/Wood Enterprises, Kure Beach, North Carolina, 1989-1993;reporter, Island Gazette, Carolina Beach, North Carolina, since 1992;city news editor, Island Gazette, Carolina Beach, North Carolina, 1993;editor, Island Gazette, Carolina Beach, North Carolina, 1994;managing editor, Island Gazette, Carolina Beach, North Carolina, since 1994. Freelance writer Encore magazine, Wilmington, North Carolina, since 1992. Consultant The Visitor newspaper, Garrettsville, Ohio, 1988-1989.

Works

  • Author: Quest for the Hashish Trail, 1994.

Membership

Member Society Professional Journalists, North Carolina Working Press.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: writing.

Connections

Married Sara Charlotte Smith, September 23, 1965.

father:
Cecil Wayne Underwood Maratea

mother:
Erica Bronwyn (Martin) Maratea

spouse:
Sara Charlotte Smith