CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – As Clarksville Now embarks on its 11th year covering local news, the reporting team has grown to include seven journalists: The editor, three news reporters, a marketing specialist, a news clerk/video journalist and a sports reporter.
Here’s an introduction to each member of the team and what they do to serve our readers.
Chris Smith is the editor-in-chief of Clarksville Now and joined the team in July 2020.
Smith is originally from Athens, Alabama, and spent half of his childhood in Haddon Township, New Jersey. He began his journalism career after getting his master’s degree in English at Auburn University.
“I had plans of becoming a professor, but after teaching for a few semesters during graduate school, I realized that it wasn’t for me,” Smith said. “I had a real passion…