Joe Feeney has worked in the newspaper industry for 23 years as a reporter and editor. A graduate of the University of Georgia, he started his career as a government reporter at a small weekly in metro Atlanta and worked for The Marietta Daily Journal Neighbor Newspapers Inc. before becoming a county and city government reporter at the Rome News Tribune in Rome, Ga.
After a five-year stint as managing editor of The Oconee Enterprise in Watkinsville, Ga., he moved to High Point to take a job as night city editor with The High Point Enterprise in late 2000 and was promoted to city editor in 2006.
He is a founding member of the Oconee County Optimist Club in Watkinsville, Ga., and a 2003 graduate of the High Point Chamber of Commerce Leadership: High Point. His hobbies include golf, reading, playing guitar and spending time with his family. He and his wife, Michele, have been married for 21 years and have three children.