William Parschalk

Online Web Editor

William Parschalk graduated from the Johns Hopkins University in 2007 with a B.A. in Writing Seminars and a certificate in Digital Media. He served his undergraduate newspaper as Editor-in-Chief. After graduation, he taught English for 16 months in Nagoya, Japan.

Parschalk began working for the AFRO-American Newspapers in 2009 as a member of the web staff. In March 2010, the AFRO launched a new website for their readers that he has managed and expanded. He has a long-running interest in media’s role in the community and the process behind creating D.I.Y. publications, both in print and online.

[MD-E 0301] - Epiphany XXXVII: William Parschalk, online web editor, www.afro.com, The Afro-American, Baltimore, Md. (1:54)

William Parschalk learned in his teenage years how news that “is relevant to people” could move through a community after it has been published.