Norwich University names experienced journalist as new senior web editor

News Release — Norwich University
May 13, 2014

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NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Sean Markey has been named the new senior web editor for Norwich University.

A former staff writer and editor for National Geographic News, Markey is most recently a U.S.-based freelance journalist and photographer whose work has appeared in “The Economist,” “Discover,” “National Geographic,” “National Geographic Traveler,” “High Country News,” the “Washington Post,” and the New York Times Special Features Syndicate, among other outlets.

Markey previously worked as an award-winning website producer for National Geographic.com. Exploring stories that intersect science, culture, and the environment, he has reported from four continents, and for nearly two years he worked as a journalist based on the South Island of New Zealand.

In 2007, Markey was awarded a Ted Scripps Fellowship in Environmental Journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

The senior editor is responsible for overseeing creation and acquisition of content for Norwich University web properties, ensuring high-quality content that supports Norwich’s strategic goals and reflect its strengths and mission. This position ensures all norwich.edu content meets University standards and maintains a consistent tone and voice.

“Norwich University is a vibrant campus full of interesting research – from cyber defense to sustainable architecture. I look forward to digging in,” said Markey.

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