Derek Weber
Derek Weber, owner of Webber Marketing & Consulting, brought the Battle of the Bands competition to Charlotte in 2010. It wasn't his first effort involving HBCUs. (Photo: Glenn H. Burkins for

Founder and publisher of Qcitymetro, Glenn has worked at newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Wall Street Journal and The Charlotte Observer.