Jamie Dean

Jamie is WORLD’s national editor based in Charlotte, N.C. Follow Jamie on Twitter @deanworldmag.


National polls, local problems

Elections | Remembering our neighbors as the midterm elections heat up
by Jamie Dean
Posted 7/20/18, 04:17 pm

I had a mild case of déjà vu when news broke on Thursday that the Republican National Committee (RNC) would hold its 2020 presidential convention here in my hometown of Charlotte, N.C.

That’s because the Democratic National Committee held its 2012 political convention here. Each morning for one week that summer, I trekked from the suburbs with my colleagues Emily Belz and Lee Pitts to downtown Charlotte, where we’d stay until late into the night, reporting on the happenings in the 2012 race.

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‘A man has to have a purpose’

Hope Awards | A South Carolina prison ministry finds success following inmates from the cellblock to the workbench
by Jamie Dean
Posted 7/19/18, 04:30 pm

Southeast Winner: Jump Start

In Sun Surveillance’s modest warehouse in Spartanburg, S.C., a pair of men lean over a long table filled with pliers and drills, working on small circuits and other electrical components for solar-powered, wireless surveillance cameras.

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Bloody Honduras

Immigration | As murderous gangs rule the streets, despair causes many people to head north to the United States
by Jamie Dean
Posted 7/03/18, 02:41 am

Shortly after Carlos Hernandez joined a Honduran police commission tasked with purging corruption from a notoriously crooked force, he unfolded a note left on the front steps of his home in a high-risk neighborhood in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

The message was simple: “We found you, we know that you live here, and you’re going to pay.”

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