A weekly, one-hour newsmagazine on North Carolina, Carolina Journal Radio is hosted by Donna Martinez and Mitch Kokai and features a diverse mix of guests and topics. Education reform, tax policy, the state legislature, affirmative action, air pollution, freedom of the press and the courts – these are just a few of the subjects that Carolina Journal Radio has tackled since the program began production in 2003.

  • CJ Exclusives

    Eminent domain amendment breezes through House, heads to Senate

    State House members continue to push for a constitutional amendment to protect private landowners’ from eminent domain seizures for economic development projects. Similar measures introduced as far back as 2006 have died in the Senate. Rep. Chuck McGrady, R-Henderson, on Thursday ushered…

  • Daily Journal

    Bust bullying, boost school success

    Mean girls and callous boys are nothing new. They’ve stalked school hallways and commandeered cafeterias for years. Yet bullies’ arsenal of pain-inflicting tools has never been more relentless; smartphones and social media platforms have erased boundaries of time and space. Anytime, anywhere: So go the slings and arrows of the…

  • Quick Takes

    Senate bill would make all elections partisan battles

    Republicans in the General Assembly have contended nonpartisan elections mask important candidate information from the voting public. Many blamed last year’s loss of Republicans’ majority on the state Supreme Court to the absence of party labels by candidates’ names. The GOP-led…