Ms. Margo Cope
MPA: College of Charleston
BA: University of South Carolina
Margo comes to TSU from Middle Tennessee State University where she spent about 8 years teaching media writing classes. She also taught a reporting and helped taught an online writing for digital media class. Margo also taught media writing and basic public speaking at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Ky.
She worked at The Tennessean for two years; first as a Davidson AM traffic and city council reporter then as a Rutherford County reporter for the main newspaper. As a Rutherford County reporter, Margo covered LaVergne, Smyrna and Murfreesboro city governments, the county and city school systems and Rutherford County government.
Prior to joining The Tennessean, Margo spent five years as the Education Reporter for Park City Daily News in Bowling Green. She also won several state writing awards, including first place for breaking news.