Naomi Prioleau joined WUNC in January 2017 as their Greensboro Bureau reporter.
She moved from Tampa, Florida where she worked at NPR station WUSF 89.7 News covering everything from eight-hour long transportation meetings to Afro-Latinas struggling to identify themselves.
She began her journalism career as a teen reporter at the Kansas City Star. She has been published in The Tampa Tribune, the Florida Courier, the online magazine for the National Association of Black Journalists and the Marshall News Messenger in Texas.
When she’s not reporting, Naomi spends her time cooking delicious vegan food, traveling, working out or reading.
In North Carolina — and across the country — furniture manufacturers are experiencing an unexpected economic boom despite the pandemic forcing some businesses to close or lay off staff.