By Vince Crockenberg publisher
Claudia Marshall is the newest member of The Charlotte News Board of Directors. Originally from Detroit, Claudia has lived all over the country, settling in Vermont with her husband in 2012.
She brings to the board more than 20 years’ experience in media, public relations and fundraising. She has worked in New York City for CBS News as a correspondent, for ABC News/ABC Radio News/ABC Television News as an anchor and reporter, and for 12 years as the creator and host of a morning show at National Public Radio affiliate station WFUV in the Bronx.
Here in Vermont she has hosted a soul music radio show that was broadcast from a 200-year-old barn in Bridport, was the Director of Good Works & PR at Gardener’s Supply Co. and created, hosted and produced “Soul Shindig,” an interactive soul music radio show for “Farm Fresh Radio” 102.9 FM; she has also reported lifestyle and feature segments for VPR News and North Country Public Radio.
In Charlotte Claudia rows on Lake Champlain, grows dahlias, hangs out with her rescue dog, Trudy, and sings and plays guitar with her gospel-bluegrass trio. She also serves as the community liaison with the Charlotte Food Shelf and is a deacon at the Charlotte Congregational Church. She is inspired by the mission of The Charlotte News and is excited to help it grow and thrive. “I’m looking forward to being a part of the effort to move this wonderful community resource forward. It’s an exciting time for the The Charlotte News and I’m honored to be a part of it.”