Published on June 10th, 2010 | by Dave Dempsey9
Covering The Environmental Beat In Northwest Indiana
Northwest Indiana’s Lake Michigan shoreline is characterized by both a national park unit and intensive industrialization, creating fertile ground for Gitte Laasby’s enterprising journalism.
During the last year, three newspaper reporters covering environmental and Great Lakes matters full-time have left the beat as their former homes downsize. Only a handful of such reporters remain. The youngest and most enterprising is Gitte Laasby of the Post-Tribune in Merrillville, Indiana.