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

  • 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.
  • plancharlotte.org
    Mar 28, 2016
    Lurking silently beneath the beauty of Charlotte’s tree canopy is a persistent problem with ailing trees. The issue significantly affects the city’s efforts to preserve and replenish its most treasured amenity.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Mar 28, 2016
    Lurking silently beneath the beauty of Charlotte’s tree canopy is a persistent problem with ailing trees. The issue significantly affects the city’s efforts to preserve and replenish its most treasured amenity.
  • plancharlotte.org
    Mar 08, 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.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Mar 08, 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.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Jan 05, 2016
    The efforts vary from city to city. Kannapolis, for instance, bought 50 acres of downtown property. Initiatives to revitalize downtowns across the Carolinas range from renovating aging buildings to building museums to trying to lure private hotel developers. 
  • plancharlotte.org
    Jan 05, 2016
    The efforts vary from city to city. Kannapolis, for instance, bought 50 acres of downtown property. Initiatives to revitalize downtowns across the Carolinas range from renovating aging buildings to building museums to trying to lure private hotel developers. 
  • plancharlotte.org
    Jul 23, 2015
    When the final leg of I-485 opened in June, motorists cheered its unclogged lanes. But a look at traffic count data for the outerbelt segments that opened 20 years ago in south Mecklenburg indicates that unclogged lanes may be a temporary condition.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Jul 23, 2015
    When the final leg of I-485 opened in June, motorists cheered its unclogged lanes. But a look at traffic count data for the outerbelt segments that opened 20 years ago in south Mecklenburg indicates that unclogged lanes may be a temporary condition.