Our Mission

Qcitymetro.com exists to provide online content (news, events and information) relevant to the growing African American population in the Charlotte, N.C., region.

Our Values

Accuracy • Fairness • Integrity

Our History

Qcitymetro.com was founded in December 2008 by Glenn H. Burkins, a veteran newspaper reporter and editor. Glenn previously worked as deputy managing editor and, before that, as business editor, at the Charlotte Observer; labor and White House reporter at the Wall Street Journal; business columnist and Africa correspondent for The Philadelphia Inquirer; and business writer at the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times. He covered the historic election of Nelson Mandela in 1994, the genocide in Rwanda and the 1995 Ebola outbreak in the former Zaire. Glenn is a native of McConnells, SC, and holds a degree in journalism from the University of South Carolina.

Qcitymetro is an online news partner with the Charlotte Observer and is a member of the Charlotte Arts Journalism Alliance (CAJA).