Maya SpikesMaya Spikes has contributed her writing and marketing skills to various organizations for more than 15 years. She began her career freelance writing articles for newspapers including The Charlotte Observer. She then served as a reporter for the Independent Tribune in Concord, N.C. During her years at the Tribune, Maya won a North Carolina Press Association Award for general news reporting. Maya earned a B.A. degree in Communication Studies with a concentration in Journalism from the University of North Carolina in Charlotte. She enjoys living, working and volunteering in Raleigh.