Joanna Norris

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Joanna Norris is a New Zealand-based journalist and current editor of The Press, a daily broadsheet published in Christchurch. She was appointed to her present role in 2012, having previously worked as a journalist at the newspaper. She is the first woman to become its editor. Norris was chief reporter at The Press before moving to the Middle East in 2007, where she was involved in the launch of The National, an English language newspaper in Abu Dhabi. She has also worked at senior level for newspapers in the United Kingdom. She returned to New Zealand from Abu Dhabi in 2010, and before taking up her present position in October 2012, was digital editor of, the online version of The Dominion Post. Norris has won several industry awards during her career.[1][2]


  1. ^ Glass, Amy (4 September 2012). "Joanna Norris Named As New Press Editor". Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Joanna Norris: The Press and Christchurch". Radio New Zealand. 7 September 2013. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
Preceded by
Andrew Holden
Editor of The Press
Succeeded by