Loudoun Now is a community-owned news organization covering Loudoun County, Virginia.
Norman K. Styer, Editor & Publisher
Margaret Morton, Senior Writer
A graduate of Edinburgh University in Scotland, Margaret Morton left her native Britain in 1966 to come to America after marrying Virginian W. Brown Morton. She entered the world of journalism at age 55, when she joined the staff of Leesburg Today in September 1992. In 24 years of covering the Loudoun community, its history, its people and its places, she has never regretted that life choice. She wholeheartedly joined the effort to launch Loudoun Now and continues to cover the people and communities of Loudoun. She and her retired architectural conservationist husband live in downtown Leesburg.
Renss Greene, Reporter
Renss Greene met then-Loudoun Now Managing Editor Danielle Nadler and her husband at a Virginia Press Association awards banquet in April of 2015 and immediately knew he wanted to be on this team. Loudoun Now is the perfect opportunity to do just that. A native of Virginia’s Middle Peninsula, he earned a mass communications degree from Emory & Henry College in southwest Virginia and has since worked in radio, newswriting and photography.He covers county government for Loudoun Now after working two years at the Rappahannock Record in scenic Kilmarnock, Virginia. He lives in the mountains of Clarke County, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Loudoun Literacy Council.
Kara Clark Rodriguez, Reporter
Patrick Szabo, Reporter
Patrick Szabo is a Loudoun native, born in Leesburg and currently living in Ashburn. In 2014, he graduated from George Mason University with a degree in English and journalism. His passion for journalism began immediately after watching The Rum Diary in spring 2012. Patrick interned with Leesburg Today from 2012 to 2013 before deciding to concentrate his efforts on law school. In fall 2014, he attended the Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C. He left after one semester to focus on creative writing and pursue a career in journalism. In addition to reporting, Patrick has also raced cars competitively since 2011.
Douglas Graham, Photographer
Douglas Graham’s award-winning career spans over 35 years as a staff and freelance editorial photographer. He has covered national and international news, national politics, professional, Olympic and college-level sporting events. He retired from the Economist Group in Washington in 2014 but continues to freelance at the local level. He holds first place news photo awards in many categories from Florida Press Association, World Press Photo Contest, Virginia Press Association, Virginia News Photographers Association, North Carolina Press Association, The White House News Photographers Association and the National Press Photographers Association.