About Jen

Based in Charlotte, NC, Jen Tota McGivney writes feature stories, profiles, and essays for magazines and web sites, as well as non-profit and corporate organizations.

She’s a regular contributor to Charlotte magazine, and has covered topics like refugee resettlement during the Trump administration, southern preachers fighting for social justice, and animal shelters using progressive methods to save strays. Her favorite stories to write are about people who see the odds stacked against them and who persist, nevertheless.

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