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WFAE with Mike Collins

Apr 14
2014
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Mike Collins and I will be talking about 50 years of Southern history on his “Charlotte Talks” show at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 15.



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Farewell to The Charlotte Observer

Nov 14
2013
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This column appeared in The Charlotte Observer on Sept. 14, 2008.

This is my last column as editor of The Observer’s editorial pages. Taylor Batten takes over Monday, and I retire after 35 years here.

I am passing the torch into familiar hands from a new generation. When I applied for an editorial writing job here in 1973, Reese Cleghorn was editorial page editor and Jim Batten...

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A Year at Harvard Led to a Turning Point

Nov 13
2013
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This article appeared in the Fall-Winter 2013 issue of Nieman Reports, published by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard.

Ed Williams spent 25 of his 35 years at The Charlotte Observer as editor of the editorial page

After being hired for his first reporting job by W. Hodding Carter III, NF ’66, Williams spent 25 of his 35 years at The Charlotte...

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