James Harrison joined Nooga.com in 2011 as social media editor and staff writer, covering all facets of the Chattanooga community. Since then, his focus has shifted to happenings in local, state and federal government. Previously, James has worked in positions at the Chattanooga Times Free Press and the Asheville Citizen-Times. He has also contributed political cartoons to Chattarati.com. A native of Asheville, N.C., James earned a bachelor's degree in community development from Covenant College.