Monday, December 7, 2009

It's Not About The Money

I interrupt my daily flow of bicycle content for this gem of a newspaper job (I used to work full-time in the biz).

So you want to be a newspaper reporter? Wanna earn $15K a year? Here's the job:

Company: News-Sun
Position: Seeking motivated reporter
Location: Sebring, Florida
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: $15,000 to $20,000
Ad Expires: January 11, 2010
Job ID: 1131533

Reporter needed for Highlands County's hometown newspaper. The News-Sun, a three-times-a- week newspaper, has just been redesigned in print and online. We are looking for an experienced reporter to cover local government and general assignment. The right person must be creative, disciplined and eager to become part of a special editorial team whose focus is community-oriented journalism. A degree is preferred but not necessary. Photography and pagination experience is a major plus. EOE. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: H.R. Director, Harborpoint Media 212 E. Main St. Leesburg, FL 34748 Email:

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