‘Do you trust me?’: Putting faith in community, each other in a crisis

Erin Tierney, executive editor

This past year I’ve logged a considerable amount of hours actively listening to Noel as he sits to the right of me – be it from across the newsroom or on the move to meetings, interviews and news coverage in the Willamette Valley.

And does he have a lot to say. I mean a lot. 

Always talking about his former colleagues from ESPN. On and on about his newspaper friends in Miami and Dallas and late nights in newsrooms. Actively evolving his philosophies based on what . . .