Grayson Mendenhall, M.A., is the digital media developer at the the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. He is responsible for maintaining the School’s websites and producing digital content for its marketing and communications efforts.
Before joining the School, Mendenhall worked as a graphic artist and visual journalist at newspapers in Colorado and North Carolina. As the A1 designer for the Herald-Sun newspaper of Durham, N.C., he helped report on both the Duke Lacrosse rape scandal and the Eve Carson shooting as well as other major breaking news events.
As a lecturer in the UNC School of Media and Journalism, Mendenhall taught courses on news writing and news graphic design. He has also taught courses on graphic design and animation for the North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute and the Chuck Stone Program.
As a Roy H. Park graduate fellow in the UNC journalism school, Mendenhall helped produce the award-winning interactive documentary projects “Enslaved in America” and “Whole Hog.” His non-traditional thesis, “10,000 A Day,” was an interactive presentation that explored the effects of the increasing proportion of senior citizens within the U.S. population.
- B.S. in Journalism with a concentration in Public Communication, Appalachian State University, 2003
- M.A. in Mass Communication with a specialization in Interactive Design, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2015
- Hubspot Inbound Marketing Certified