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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.

[VA 0301] - Part 1: Introduction and Contribution (7:01)

Meg Martin, online editor, www.roanoke.com, The Roanoke Times, says, “We are helping to tell the people more about the time and the place they live.”

[VA 0302] - Part 2: Skills (4:02)

Meg Martin, online editor, www.roanoke.com, The Roanoke Times, says the keys to her job are: “creativity, agility, curiosity, journalism skills and ethical standards. And the journalism is at the heart of what we do,” says Martin.

[VA 0303] - Part 3: Adaptation & the Future (4:06)

Meg Martin, online editor, www.roanoke.com, The Roanoke Times, says, “We publish on multiple platforms … tell stories and provide information to our community, and I think our community has the expectation that we will provide all of this.”