Mae Israel

Writing and Editing Professional

Biography

Veteran journalist Mae Israel worked for nearly 20 years as an editor at The Washington Post, specializing in local news coverage. As an editor and reporter for nearly a decade with The Charlotte Observer, she covered the area's growth, development and transportation issues. An award-winning journalist, she graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Israel is currently an independent journalist based in Charlotte.

Articles

  • plancharlotte.org
    May 23, 2018
    As the number of self-storage facilities increases across the Charlotte region, renters can’t always keep up payments. When that happens, their belongings can be auctioned to the highest bidder.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    May 23, 2018
    As the number of self-storage facilities increases across the Charlotte region, renters can’t always keep up payments. When that happens, their belongings can be auctioned to the highest bidder.
  • plancharlotte.org
    May 23, 2018
    Self-storage facilities used to hide in the shadows, mostly low-slung, metal sheds spread out over a few acres of asphalt. But over the past decade, newer designs mean multistory buildings in visible places. Can these buildings fit into an urban context?
  • ui.uncc.edu
    May 23, 2018
    Self-storage facilities used to hide in the shadows, mostly low-slung, metal sheds spread out over a few acres of asphalt. But over the past decade, newer designs mean multistory buildings in visible places. Can these buildings fit into an urban context?
  • plancharlotte.org
    Jun 21, 2016
    The pace of growth in northern York County concerns residents, who worry officials aren’t paying enough attention to the environment or moving quickly enough to deal with problems.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Jun 21, 2016
    The pace of growth in northern York County concerns residents, who worry officials aren’t paying enough attention to the environment or moving quickly enough to deal with problems.
  • plancharlotte.org
    Jun 09, 2016
    In the booming South Carolina communities nudging the southern edges of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County a civil war of sorts is erupting over how to manage growth.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Jun 09, 2016
    In the booming South Carolina communities nudging the southern edges of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County a civil war of sorts is erupting over how to manage growth.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Apr 06, 2016
    Lurking silently beneath the beauty of Charlotte’s tree canopy is a persistent problem with ailing trees that affects city efforts to preserve and replenish a treasured amenity. Part of KEEPING WATCH on AIR.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Apr 06, 2016
    In Charlotte, a shared passion about trees inspires community activism, marked by a keen admiration of the beauty of trees and pragmatism about protecting their environmental significance to the city. Part of 2016’s KEEPING WATCH on AIR.