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Focus on Coal Ash Art at Festival,” The (Wilmington) Star News
CAC creator Rhiannon Fionn was a guest on WUNC’s “The State of Things” in June 2014. Listen to the segment here.
Creative Loafing cover story: “Charlotte is ground-zero for coal ashApril 2014
“Coal Ash Chronicles'” founder, Rhiannon Fionn, was included in a WCNC (an NBC affiliate) special “FlashPoint” to discuss coal ash:
Charlotte’s Creative Loafing editor, Kimberly Lawson, told the tale of how the Queen of Coal Ash got her name and broke the news about the project’s first big donors in this article: “Intern turned Coal Ash Queen Raises Money for Project.” October 2013
Featured on Jarvis Holliday’s blog “Grown People Talking.” September 2013
Guest on AWOP radio, Dec. 14, 2012, discussing Coal Ash Chronicles and my trek to Alaska. Listen to the entire broadcast here, and my segment here:
The Columbia Journalism Review noticed the Kickstarter campaign for Coal Ash Chronicles and called it “a great idea.” April 2012
Charlotte’s FOX News affiliate included Coal Ash Chronicles on “The Wilson Show,” along with a young scientist who was inspired to study coal ash after reading one of my articles on the topic, “One Man and a River.” Watch here. March 2012
I was honored by the Daughters of the American Revolution with their Conservation Medal for my work in environmental journalism. March 2012
Also in March 2012, WCNC-36, Charlotte’s NBC affiliate, included me in a segment about the coal ash issue in that city. Watch and read the news item here.
One Man and a River,” a profile of Catawba Riverkeeper David Merryman in Charlotte magazine detailing his work on the coal ash issue, was selected as the winner for a 2011 Gold Gamma Award. May 2011
Links to a few of the articles Rhiannon Fionn has written on the coal ash issue over the past several years:
Click to listen to Rhiannon and two other Charlotte journalists on WFAE’s “Charlotte Talks” discussing coal ash after the 2010 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 13-hour coal ash hearing. September 2010