Editor of Carolina Journal. His duties are editing, writing, and overall management of the monthly newspaper. Wagner is a veteran journalist, having been a top editor at metro and small daily newspapers in North Carolina, Virginia, Florida, Texas and California. He has won various national and state awards from the Associated Press, Freedom Communications Newspapers, the North Carolina Press Association, and other state journalistic associations. A native of Texas, Wagner holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and business administration from East Texas State University (now Texas A&M at Commerce). He is also a Vietnam veteran.