Story Archives: Norwood named Sun editor
|Norwood named Sun editor|
Katie Norwood has been named editor of The Franklin Sun.
A lifelong resident of Franklin Parish, Norwood has been employed for the past four years as a writer with The Sun, covering community events and governmental board meetings.
"I have learned so much since I began working at The Sun and I especially enjoy working in my hometown with members of the community," Norwood said. "I have the opportunity to not only cover a wide range of topics for our readership each week, but to also lay out and design the pages with photos and graphics."
At The Sun, Norwood oversees the daily operations of the weekly publication as well as the news Web site. She has been recognized by the Louisiana Press Association for her community coverage.
Norwood received her bachelor of arts degree in English from the University of Louisiana-Monroe and immediately enrolled in graduate school with a curriculum emphasis in writing. As an active student on campus, she was a member of Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society and served as copy editor of the university's award-winning yearbook, the Chacahoula. To complete her minor in Spanish, Norwood graduated from the Professional Institute for Foreign Students in San Jose, Costa Rica. She is also a graduate of Winnsboro High School and Southern Technical College in Monroe.
Norwood is married to Bryan Hunt of Winnsboro. She is the daughter of Mary and Theodore Norwood of Gilbert, formerly of Winnsboro.