Our Sunday Visitor Newsweekly has hired John Norton as its new editor. As a former correspondent to the publication, Norton has also served as a reporter for Catholic News Service and a news anchor for Vatican Radio.
“John brings to the position a knowledge of the international Church, solid reporting instincts and an ambitious desire to elevate OSV as a premier source for information and analysis on Catholic issues,” said Greg Erlandson, president of Our Sunday Visitor Publishing in a news release. “We are excited about having him as a member of our publishing team, and we look forward to the contribution he will make to Catholic journalism.”
Norton spoke of his new leadership position, “I’m excited to be joining the editorial team of a newsweekly that has played such an important role in the history of the Church in the United States.”
“The next chapter in that history is successfully engaging, informing and inspiring U.S. Catholics in the age of new media,” he continued. “Our Sunday Visitor is uniquely placed to face today’s challenges because of the diversity of its publishing ventures, the talent it has gathered under one roof, and its strong corporate sense of urgency for continual improvement.”
Our Sunday Visitor Newsweekly is the flagship publication of Our Sunday Visitor, Inc. Founded in 1912 and published in Huntington, Ind., it is the most widely read national Catholic newspaper in the United States.