WNC magazine

WNC magazine is a quarterly publication that captures the grandeur of the North Carolina mountains and the lifestyle of its residents through stunning photography and captivating storytelling.

WNC magazine’s content covers the following 24 counties: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey.

Focus: Western North Carolina

If you’d like to pitch a story to WNC magazine, please review their guidelines:

WNC Magazine includes articles on notable residents, outstanding homes, issues facing the region, history, arts, environmental initiatives, outdoor activities, foodways, health and wellness, and natural and cultural points of interest. Articles range in length from 200-word stories in the Guideposts section to 2,000-word features, and all content is exclusive to the Western North Carolina region.

WNC is always accepting story pitches and stories do not necessarily have to go with the theme of the issue.

Prior to submitting your ideas, please review previous issues to get a sense of the tone and purpose of each department. To submit, please send us the following:

Please email queries to