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—Katharine Graham
Project Blog:
Northwest Navy News
This participatory site will serve the 140,000 active-duty Navy and Coast Guard members, reservists, base employees and retirees in the Puget Sound area with database-driven, interactive guides to housing, schools, military discounts, and a social network for military spouses and children coping with deployment and family relocation. Project leader Elaine Helm Norton, new media editor at The Daily Herald in Everett, Wash., and a former military beat reporter, envisions a “medium for military families in the region to connect with one another and also for journalists like me to connect with them. … Nobody in journalism or the military has done much online to engage” military families. Follow her progress here.

Hiatus

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Northwest Navy News is on a brief hiatus as founder Elaine Norton changes jobs. In mid-June she’ll leave The Daily Herald for a digital and social media position with public relations firm Weber Shandwick in Seattle, WA. Check back this summer for more updates as Norton revitalizes the site.

   • Posted by Anna Tauzin on 06/10 at 07:49 AM
 

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Elaine Helm Norton

ELAINE HELM NORTON Elaine Helm Norton is the new media editor for The Herald newspaper in Everett, Wash., where she oversees news and multimedia content for HeraldNet.com. She started her career in journalism as military affairs reporter at the Kitsap Sun in Bremerton, Wash.

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