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I can’t think of a classy way to say “I was laid off today,” so…

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

I was laid off today. After nearly four years as a web producer with The Center for Investigative Reporting, I was let go this morning. My time with CIR was amazing and I still believe in the core mission of their work. I wish them the best, but now I’m going to take advantage of opportunities […]

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A true status update

Monday, August 6th, 2012

It’s been a while since I’ve taken up space for a status update. So here we go! Work Growing pains is a wonderful pain to have in the journalism industry. We merged with the Bay Citizen and we hired new bodies to manage the new bodies. It’s always great to see new faces and new […]

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Since we last met, I seemed to have become a full-time employee

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Due to circumstances ultimately beyond my control, I have landed an amazing job as a web producer at the Center for Investigative Reporting in Berkeley. Before you chide me for being too humble, I believe that getting hired required four things: Right time Right place Right skill set Right connections I did all I could […]

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In which I say goodbye to the Bay Area

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Me at Vesuvio Cafe in North Beach, San Francisco I’m leaving San Jose in two weekends, back home to Visalia. Whatever “home” means nowadays. I have no idea what’s next, but I’m open to any possibility. I could up-sticks and move clear across country – I could use a bit of East Coast butt-kicking in […]

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