Carter Pape is a journalist and developer seeking full-time work as a reporter.

news clips

The following are news stories on which I was first or only author and podcast episodes I edited and produced. These works are meant to highlight the thoroughness, voice, and clarity of my reporting.

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2017 survey suggests bullying problems for Mancos High School

Published by The Journal on October 10, 2018

This article did light data journalism to report on local trends found through a statewide student survey. Compared with the rest of the state, results suggest students in the town of Mancos experienced higher rates of bullying and weapons, alongside greater feelings of community connectedness.

Auditor: Kiva Montessori might not last 12 months

Published by The Journal on November 29, 2018

This was part of a series of articles related to a local montessori school’s financial, leadership, and performance problems. An independent financial auditor expressed “substantial doubt” that the school would survive another 12 months due to the recent funding crisis.

Timeline of the Willis impeachment process

Published for Praeci on November 1, 2017

Retrospective coverage of a story about the impeachment of NC State’s Student Body Treasurer after he announced his resignation

Activism on campus from the student perspective

Published by Technician on February 27, 2017

I interviewed six NC State students with a reputation for activism and community involvement for the first article in a series about activism at NC State. Part two was about faculty and activism, part three was about the history of activism at NC State.

Breakdown of the candidates: 2018 Student Body President

Published for Praeci on February 21, 2018

Commentary on the 2018 race for Student Body President and Student Body Vice President, written after the annual, moderated debate by Technician

podcast episodes

Protected Class: Moses T. Alexander Greene

Published for The Praeci Podcast on February 7, 2018

I spoke with the director of the African American Cultural Center at NC State about common mistakes White people make when talking about Black people and identity. This podcast episode is nominated for a national collegiate award.

Students first

Published for The Praeci Podcast on November 13, 2017

Edited over 5 hours of interviews and research down to a 73 minute episode on the history of how student and academic affairs at NC State became a part of the same division.

Protected Class: Nashia Whittenburg

Published for The Praeci Podcast on February 14, 2018

The director of Multicultural Student Affairs at NC State talks about her experience growing up in Greenville, South Carolina, and the racial hatred she endured as a young girl.

Title IX in the Trump era

Published for The Praeci Podcast on October 16, 2017

In the first episode of The Praeci Podcast, I spoke to Robin Kelley, NC State’s deputy Title IX coordinator, about the history of Title IX, including contemporaneous changes made by Betsy DeVos.