Evey Wilson Wetherbee
Assistant Professor of Practice
Journalist in Residence
Evey Wilson Wetherbee is a journalist, photographer, and video producer. She studied Photojournalism and Religion at the University of Georgia and then worked as a photojournalist at a small, family-owned newspaper in Northern Indiana. Wilson got her master’s from UNC-Chapel Hill as a Roy H. Park fellow, studying short documentary filmmaking and web design to give herself more tools to tell stories for the web. She made films for the Southern Coalition for Social Justice and was recruited to work on a national criminal justice campaign for the AFL-CIO. Wilson spent nearly three years in Washington, D.C., working as a producer at the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting where she shot short documentary films, facilitated education programs, curated exhibits in D.C. and New York, designed their most popular e-book “Flight from Syria,” and launched and grew its Instagram account to more than 60,000 followers. Most recently, she has freelanced in the Southeast, working for clients like the New Yorker, WABE, and Instagram.