Editorial Staff

Gig Harbor Now editorial staff members keep their fingers on the pulse of the community, planning, writing and editing stories of the greatest interest to readers. Extensive journalism experience and regional knowledge enable them to produce news people can use and enjoy.

Ed Friedrich

Interim Editor

Ed Friedrich is a longtime local journalist and Gig Harbor resident. He worked 35 years at the Kitsap Sun as a sportswriter, copy editor, page designer, news reporter, news editor and rubber band shooter. A South Kitsap native, Ed first moved to Gig Harbor while a student at the University of Puget Sound in the late 1970s and has witnessed a new community grow from old roots during the ensuing half decade. He is a creek freak, weather geek, scanner addict, and digs kayaking and saltwater swimming at his Key Peninsula cabin.

Dennis Browne

Reporter

Dennis Browne is a longtime local interior designer, husband and father of two great sons in Gig Harbor. Dennis grew up in Manchester, often fishing or bicycling with the Seattle skyline as his backdrop. After his high school and college basketball career ended, he found the love of sports never would. He moved to Gig Harbor after college, found a beautiful girl and never left. He is a outdoor loving, river running, sunset man and Supersonic fan, who loves to play tennis and shoot hoops with his sons, from their home overlooking a local park. He is ready to provide a deserved, fresh take on current and former athletes, from the vibrant Gig Harbor sports scene.

Kevin Doucette

Reporter

Kevin Doucette grew up in Olalla before moving to Chimacum at the age of 12. He played much baseball and soccer as a youth, and has always been an avid sports fan. He returned to Olalla after high school and attended Olympic College where he served as sports editor of the school newspaper. After living in Bellingham for nearly eight years and working as a freelance sportswriter for the Ferndale Record, Kevin moved back to Olalla last year and doesn’t plan to leave again. He loves the area and the strong community of people who comprise it.

Charlee Glock-Jackson

Reporter
Freelance writer Charlee Glock-Jackson was the primary reporter for the weekly Gig Harbor Life until it folded in 2018. She is the founder of the Olalla Bluegrass & Beyond Festival, co-founder of Wintergrass and the caretaker of an enchanted Olalla forest that’s been in her family nearly 70 years. She likes jazz, classical music and the Grateful Dead.
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Christina T Henry

Reporter

Christina T Henry is a freelance journalist reporting on local news from the Kitsap Peninsula and beyond. Chris lives in Port Orchard and formerly wrote for the Kitsap Sun. Her beats have included education, local government and that quirky and capricious grab-bag we call community news. She enjoys our beautiful PNW trails, open water swimming and cycling.

Ted Kenney

Ted Kenney

Reporter

Ted Kenney is a third-generation Gig Harbor Peninsula resident who grew up in Rosedale and attended Gig Harbor High School the year it opened. He has worked as a news reporter, software marketer and restaurant owner. He loves reading, especially Raymond Chandler novels and good non-fiction.