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Reporter Heaton joins Leader staff as school board correspondent, feature writer

SOLON– Nora Heaton has joined the Solon Economist and North Liberty Leader news staff. She is an alumna of the University of Iowa, with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communications and English (Creative Writing emphasis). She will be reporting primarily on school board news as well as other local news and features.
Along with her work for the Economist and Leader newspapers, Nora also writes for the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the UI Alumni Association, the Englert Theatre and the Iowa City Press Citizen’s quarterly home design magazine, Room. She is also a regular volunteer at the Coralville Ecumenical Food Pantry and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Johnson County.
On her days off, you can usually find Nora at a nearby recreation area, reading on the beach or roasting s’mores over a campfire.