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Jessica Carr

Journalism Alumna from the University of Tennessee

Knoxville, TN

Jessica Carr

"Journalism is an act of faith in the future." -Ann Curry
Copy Editor/Page Designer, The Daily Times
Freelance, Scripps Networks Interactive
Honors Graduate from the University of Tennessee

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UT senior Payton Miller gains recognition for her paintings on The Rock

Armed with cans of spray paint and a vision, Payton Miller makes her mark on one of the most iconic landmarks at the University of Tennessee.
Knoxville News Sentinel Link to Story
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Expanding Knoxville's Culinary Frontier

Knoxville welcomed a number of new restaurants earlier this spring.
Cityview Magazine Link to Story
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UT student Darrell Bowles overcomes challenges on the air at WUTK-FM

"Good morning, Knoxville! This is Darrell Bowles, also known as the crazy lightning bolt."
The Knoxville News Sentinel Link to Story
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Nathan Odom: 'A Solutions Guy'

The alarm clock sounds as the sun pushes through the blinds of the dorm room window.
The Knoxville News Sentinel Link to Story
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Sketching His Future

Carr profiles John McAmis, the only animation major at UT.
Torchbearer Magazine Link to Story
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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014) By Ana Lily Amirpour

Jessica Carr writes a review of director Ana Lily Amirpour's film A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night.
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Cityview's Dining Guide

Carr contributes to Cityview's barbeque dining guide by writing about Calhoun's and Dead End BBQ.
Cityview Magazine Link to Story
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Knoxville Film Festival

Carr does a Q&A with Keith McDaniel, the director of the Knoxville Film Festival.
Cityview Magazine Link to Story
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Smoky Mountain Treasures

Cityview magazine profiles 6 natives of the Smoky Mountains in their Smoky Mountain Treasures article.
Cityview Magazine Link to Story
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Too much rain hurts crops at Beardsley Community Farm

She walks to the shed, grabs a straw hat and looks at the crops smiling. Sunshine radiates over her Beardsley Community Farm shirt and hiking shoes.
Tennessee Journalist Link to Story
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Sunspot Serves Up Delicious Tacos

When choosing a restaurant near campus, going with the cheapest and closest place is easy.
Spoon University Link to Story
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The Egg & I: Knoxville’s New Brunch Spot

Scrambled, poached, or sunny side-up, The Egg & I is serving up eggs any way you like 'em.
Spoon University Link to Story

About

Jessica Carr

Jessica Carr is a recent honors graduate from the journalism program at the University of Tennessee. She has had work published in a variety of publications including Cityview Magazine, Knoxville News Sentinel, Spoon University, The Daily Beacon, Tennessee Journalist, and UT's alumni magazine Torchbearer. She has a passion for food writing, feature writing, and virtually anything in the lifestyle writing field. She has gained experience as the Editor-in-Chief of the Tennessee Journalist. Currently, she is freelancing for Scripps Networks Interactive by adding metadata to photos for HGTV Digital and working full time as a copy editor/page designer for The Daily Times. When she isn't working you can find her in an artsy theater watching an indie film or testing out her baking skills in the kitchen.