Nancy Pardue was named co-editor of Cary Magazine in October 2012. She joined the S&A Cherokee team in 2008 as editor of Cary Magazine‘s sister publication, Triangle East, which in fall 2011 merged with Cary Magazine as a special section.
Her love for community journalism was built in her previous tenure as writer, columnist and news editor for The Daily Record newspaper in Dunn, N.C.
A New Jersey native, Pardue holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communication with a concentration in print media from Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C., and is a recipient of the North Carolina Press Association Award for business feature writing.
She spent more than 11 years with The Cary News in various positions including columnist, copy editor, designer and finally editor.
Filling out her vagabond career were stints at newspapers in Atlanta, Virginia and Texas.