Abbie Bennett is the newest member of Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly.
Bennett, a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will work with the paper as a staff writer.
She attended UNC Chapel Hill to study English, but after joining the school paper realized journalism is where she needs to be.
“It taught me I had an aptitude I didn’t know about, (and) that I really loved journalism working with the really amazing people that come out of that paper,” Bennett said.
She previously worked with the Fayetteville Observer and Fort Bragg Paraglide before coming to Charlotte. Her family lives in St. Louis.