Ann Cornell, former Perkiomen Valley Patch editor, takes over as the new executive editor of The Reporter in Lansdale today
Monday, June 4, 2012
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Ann Cornell, an alumnus of Lansdale Catholic, will take over as head of The Reporter Newspaper in Lansdale on June 4
Meet the new boss. Perkiomen Valley Patch Editor Ann Cornell has been hired as the new editor-in-chief of The Reporter Newspaper in Lansdale. Cornell will replace former executive editor Nona Breaux, who retired as editor-in-chief in December 2011 after 38 years. The Lansdale Catholic graduate begins her new venture on June 4. "It's a new challenge for me," Cornell said. "Why I came to Patch was to learn more and have an opportunity to be back in the field, do reporting and embrace the new direction journalism is taking." Cornell holds a bachelors in journalism from Temple University, graduating in 2005. From 2005 to 2010, Cornell worked at The Times Herald in Norristown, beginning as a copy editor and working her way up to news editor. …
Friday, November 4, 2011
Patch editors from throughout Montgomery County helped restore nearly 100 flood-damaged trees at the Trust during Patch's community service Give 5 program.
As part of Patch's commitment to community service, Patch editors from throughout Montgomery County travelled to Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust, for a day of service. Patch calls its community service program, "Give 5," as in the editors spent over five hours at the Trust, pulling invasive porcelean berry vines from trees and straigtening nearly 100 saplings that were damaged by recent flooding. Most of the editors were astonished at how quickly the service opportunity went, and how much fun they had working in the woods. "I may not want to return to the land of technology," David Powell, Patch Montgomery County associate regional editor, said. --- For the full story, please click on the above video.