Phoebe Zerwick

I am a professor of the practice in the English Department at Wake Forest University, where I teach journalism and writing and direct the Journalism Program. I came to teaching after more than 20 years as a working journalist, mostly at the Winston-Salem Journal, where I was a reporter, columnist and editor. I have always been drawn to human stories and to the role journalism plays in defining and creating community. Heard It Here is a regular news report produced by students in my community journalism class. I serve as editor, but the work you see is the work of my students. Feel free to email or call me with story ideas and comments. I want to hear from you when we get it right and when we don’t. You may reach me by email at or on my cell at 336-682-2249. Website