Downey served as the Journal's Sunday editor and city editor before moving to editorial writing. She is a former assistant city editor at The Charlotte News in North Carolina.
She was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 1996 and is the recipient of a National Headliner Award. Downey heads NCEW's Member Services Committee and was elected in September to a twoyear term on the board of directors.
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