Norman Parish is director of recruitment at Report for America. Over a three decade career in journalism, Norman has worked in seven states. Most recently, he was the metro editor at the Daily Southtown, a Tribune Publishing Co. newspaper covering parts of Chicago's South Side and suburbs. Before that he was an assistant metro editor at the Chicago Sun-Times. He also was a reporter at the Sun-Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Arizona Republic, (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, Milwaukee Journal and several other newspapers.