Joe Killian joined N.C. Policy Watch in August 2016. His work takes a closer look at government, politics, and policy in North Carolina and their impact on the lives of everyday people. Before joining Policy Watch, Joe spent a decade at the News & Record in Greensboro, North Carolina, reporting on everything from cops and courts to higher education. He covered the city councils of High Point and Greensboro and the Guilford County Board of Commissioners before becoming the paper’s full time government and politics reporter. In that role he covered the North Carolina General Assembly, statewide elections and the Democratic National Convention in 2016. His work has also appeared in the Winston-Salem Journal, Go Triad, the Bristol Press in Bristol, CT, and the Cape Cod Times in Hyannis, MA.