Meg Martin

Online Editor

Meg Martin joined the online team of the newspaper as a multimedia producer in 2007, after spending two years at The Poynter Institute – first as a summer writing fellow and later as a fellow and editor at Poynter Online.

A Pittsburgh native, Martin graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2005 with a degree in English and a focus on oral storytelling and family narrative. She’s a member of the Online News Association, the Society for News Design and the Appalachian Studies Association.

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Meg Martin’s first hands-on day in The Roanoke Times newsroom was April 16, 2007, when tragedy struck, just a few miles away, at Virginian Tech. Based on what she observed among her newspaper colleagues, she learned, “I had come to the right place.”