They worked without power and water. They slept under desks, in a printing plant and inside an old jail. They sheltered in newsrooms with kids and pets and leaks and junk food.
And now, journalists along the East Coast are getting ready to do those same things.
As Florence swirls closer, this seemed like a perfect opportunity to share the newsrooms and the journalists who live in and cover the communities that will be affected in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia. You can find a Twitter version here.
Is your local newsroom covering Florence? What newsrooms did I miss? Let me know and I’ll add them below. Stay safe.
The Charlotte Observer, Charlotte
The Daily Tar Heel, Chapel Hill
WUNC, Chapel Hill
The Herald-Sun, Durham
Bladen Journal, Elizabethtown
The Fayetteville Observer, Fayetteville
Greenville News, Greenville
Daily Reflector, Greenville
Island Free Press, Hatteras and Ocracoke
The Daily News, Jacksonville
Carteret County News-Times, Morehead City
Outer Banks Sentinel, Nags Head
The Outer Banks Voice, Nags Head
Sun Journal, New Bern
WCTI, New Bern
WITN, New Bern
News and Observer, Raleigh
The Sanford Herald, Sanford
The StarNews, Wilmington
Port City Daily, Wilmington
Winston-Salem Journal, Winston-Salem
Coastal Review, statewide
North Carolina Health News, statewide
Independent Mail, Anderson
Beaufort Gazette, Beaufort
Post and Courier, Charleston
The State, Columbia
The Island Packet, Hilton Head
The Sun News, Myrtle Beach
WPDE, Myrtle Beach
WBTW, Myrtle Beach
WMBF, Myrtle Beach
South Carolina Public Radio, statewide
WAVY, Hampton Roads
HNN Daily, Hampton/Newport News
Daily Press, Newport News
Virginian Pilot, Norfolk
South Side Daily, Virginia Beach
WY Daily, Williamsburg/Yorktown
The Washington Post, Washington D.C.
Washington Times, Washington D.C.
WTOP, Washington D.C.
The Brunswick News, Brunswick
Savannah Morning News, Savannah
Georgia Public Broadcasting, Savannah
The Tybee Times, Tybee