Monthly Archives: October 2009

Overheard in OUR newsroom

We made it to Overheard in the Newsroom! Whoo! 1928 Male Metro Editor to female Copy Editor about a poorly-slugged story: “Have you gotten LAID yet?” Posted on Oct 09.09 Kinda reminds me of this: “Journalists Get Laid (Off).”

Lighthouse moment

Either Amir or I took this picture when we took a cruise to the Bahamas for Florida Press Club business. (Believe it or not, it’s cheaper to meet on a cruise because everything is inclusive. It would cost much more to pay for food, lodging and transportation to a central city.) I do love a […]


(And not just the fact that I am a married woman now!)

The Daytona Beach News-Journal had layoffs while Amir and I were on our honeymoon (Sept. 15). That week I am asked to work a new position, created from one of our lost positions and merged with some night-time stuff. I had been working either 4 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. or 4:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. in my current role of copy editor and getting a night differential.

I figured since I went to all the trouble of writing it, one or two of you at least might want to read about what I do all day :-)