Aleigh Acerni

Area of instruction at CPCC: Writing/Editing

About me:
I love to learn, which is why I love to write. Every day is full of discovery. As an editor, I enjoy being part of the process that brings a magazine together.  

Career accomplishments:

  • Co-authored “Justice at Guantanamo: One Woman’s Odyssey and Her Crusade for Human Rights” with attorney Kristine Huskey in 2009

Experience in your field:

  • On staff as editor for award-winning publications including Skirt! magazine and Charlotte magazine
  • Managed social media and internal communication for a large nonprofit organization
  • Written hundreds of profiles, plus a variety of pieces on food, travel, beauty and green living

Additional Areas of Interest:

  • Live music
  • Travel
  • Food and wine


  • Member, Society of Professional Journalists