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The Biblical Recorder was founded in 1833 to build trust among North Carolina Baptists and beyond. Truth and transparency are the lights that guide us.
Our team is committed to high reporting standards as we explore creative solutions for publishing content on print and digital platforms. We also strive to create a Christian news media environment where advertisers and ministry partners feel confident about sharing their message with our readers.
News is our process.
Trust is our product.
Serving N.C. Baptists and beyond since 1833
We are grateful for our near two century reputation and rich history. Seeing how God has used the Biblical Recorder through the decades is a joy and makes us thankful for His blessing. To explore our history or to read some of the first papers published, check out the links below.
Meet Our Team
Our paper wouldn’t be what it is without the faithful service of our team of professionals. Select any profile to learn a little about each team member.
Seth began working at the Biblical Recorder in 2015 as content editor and became executive editor in 2019. He is a graduate of William Carey University and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Seth and his wife, Lauren, have three children. They are founding members of Imago Dei Church in Raleigh.
Dianna L. Cagle
Dianna Cagle serves as assistant editor for the Biblical Recorder. She is a graduate of The University of Alabama and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dianna has worked at four newspapers in Georgia and Alabama. She also served as a North American Mission Board US/C-2 missionary in Lexington, S.C., where she worked with the Lexington Baptist Association and South Carolina Baptist Convention. Dianna directed a non-profit organization that provided food, clothing and financial assistance for 11 zip codes around Batesburg-Leesville, S.C. She is an active member of Cary First Baptist Church.
Liz Tablazon serves as assistant editor managing the BR’s digital platforms. She coordinates regular web, newsletter and social media content. Liz is from Winston-Salem, N.C., and joined the Biblical Recorder team in 2015 after graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a journalism degree and a minor in English. She enjoys music, traveling and reading. Liz is a member of Imago Dei Church in Raleigh.
Alison McKinney began her career with the Biblical Recorder as administrative assistant to the editor in 1998. During her tenure, her position expanded to include business and advertising. Alison assists the editor, BR board of directors, sells and schedules advertising, oversees financial accounts and responds to inquires about the paper. Alison and her husband Fran live in Durham, they attend Providence Baptist Church in Raleigh. She has a daughter, a son and two adorable grandsons.