Liesveld, John
Liesveld, John

MARINETTE — John Liesveld has joined the EagleHerald as a staff writer.

Liesveld’s primary area of coverage will be the City of Marinette, including government, business, industry, tourism, features and other assignments.

Liesveld, a native of Wausau, Wisconsin, returns to the state after spending the last few years in Nebraska. He has about 15 years of experience in the newspaper/magazine industry, including time at the Fremont (Nebraska) Tribune daily newspaper, where he worked as a reporter/photographer.

“We are pleased to have someone with John’s experience and talent join our staff,” said Dan Kitkowski, EagleHerald editor. “John has hit the ground running during his first few days on the job. He will be a great addition to our news team.”

Liesveld obtained his bachelor’s degree in communication arts from UW-Madison. He also served in the U.S. Navy as a crewmember/medical-corpsman aboard the frigate, USS Rentz.

Liesveld’s hobbies include running, photography, exploring, writing, electronics, computers and scientific exploration.

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