Hannah Smoot

The Charlotte Observer has employed reporter Hannah Smoot to cowl well being care, aviation and power.

She’s going to begin in July.

Smoot replaces Cassie Cope, who left the paper in February for a job at Honeywell.

Smoot is presently a metropolis authorities and politics reporter on the Rock Hill Herald in South Carolina. Each papers are owned by McClatchy.

She is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, the place she was managing editor of The Every day Tar Heel.