Ham joins reporting staff at The Democrat

Published 12:00 am Sunday, October 4, 2009

Natchez — Emily Ham has joined The Natchez Democrat staff as a news reporter.

Ham, a native of Dozier, Ala., earned her bachelor of science degree in journalism from Troy University in Troy, Ala. She also earned a minor in history.

At Troy, she worked as a reporter, opinion editor, news editor and co-editor during her three-year tenure at the school newspaper, The Tropolitan.

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She also completed an internship at the American Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., during the summer of 2008.

Ham is a 2005 graduate of Straughn High School in Andalusia, Ala.

She will cover Adams County government among other things for The Democrat.