About Michael Norman

Michael Norman

Michael Norman has been Online Arts & Entertainment Editor of The Cleveland Plain Dealer since 2007. He is responsible for coordinating the online A&E coverage of Ohio’s largest metropolitan daily newspaper in conjunction with the Features department and the paper’s affiliate website Cleveland.com. A 2002 USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellow, Norman was The Plain Dealer's print Arts & Entertainment Editor from 1999-2007, leading a staff of 20 editors, critics and reporters. Norman joined The Plain Dealer in 1989 as a feature writer. For most of the 1990s, he was the newspaper's Pop Music Critic and covered the opening of the Cleveland-based Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. A graduate of Ohio State University, Norman is also an active freelance writer and producer. His writing has appeared on numerous print publications and websites, including the Los Angeles Times and The New York Times. He also produced video music reviews for Sideways, an iPad magazine published in Cleveland in 2010. Norman, 51, lives in Medina, Ohio, with his wife Ann and daughters Katie and Madeline. @MichaelNormanPD

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