Mackenzie Wilkes


Mackenzie Wilkes, a North Carolina native, is the current Executive Director of Elon News Network. She is responsible for managing ENN’s website and has a strong interest in digital media. 

The journalism and political science double major who previously served as ENN’s Politics Editor also has an interest in the intersection of politics, policy and people. 


Recent Articles

NEWS 7/24/20 1:55pm

Graham repeals protest permit ordinance, but litigations continue

After a lawsuit and subsequent protests, Graham City Council has repealed its ordinance requiring protesters to apply for a permit in order to gather. On behalf of the Alamance County chapter of the NAACP and other protesters, civil rights groups filed a lawsuit on July 2 against the city of Graham and other Alamance County officials.


NEWS 7/1/20 3:20pm

Elon University Police’s mutual aid agreement, explained

The Elon University Police Department is in an annual mutual aid agreement with local law enforcement agencies in Alamance County. This mutual aid agreement has been under scrutiny by Elon students, faculty and staff after the department assisted at the other agencies at the Confederate monument in Graham.


NEWS 3/27/20 5:32pm

North Carolina governor issues stay at home order

Gov. Roy Cooper signed an executive order directing all individuals in North Carolina to stay at home as a protective measure against the spread of the coronavirus also known as COVID-19. The order goes into effect Monday, March 30 at 5 p.m., lasting 30 days.


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