Tips for Working at Small Papers

ASNE Small Newspapers Committee

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Since the first version of @ Small Newspapers in March 1997, several of the featured journalists have changed jobs. Standing Out in Your Field Gives You Room to Grow: John Sinclair, Rand Miranda and Ling Low have left The Sun-News, Myrtle Beach, S.C. 14 Reasons Why Editors Like Jobs at Smaller Newspapers: George Benge is executive editor of the Asheville (N.C.) Citizen-Times. 'Do It All' at Small Papers and Hone Marketable Skills: Karen York is an education reporter at The State, Columbia, S.C. Close Knit Bonds Are Formed: Rick Seto is a sports writer at the Union-News, Springfield, Mass. No Small Amount of Fun: Mark Trahant is a regional columnist for The Seattle Times. Thriving at a 'Teaching' Newspaper in my Hometown: Lisa Marie Gomez is a city reporter at The Monitor, McAllen, Texas. At the Speed of News: Tom Bray is managing editor of The Sun, San Bernardino, Calif.

These Web pages produced by the ASNE Small Newspapers Committee
1998-99 Chair: Joy Franklin, Asheville (N.C.) Citizen-Times
Editor: George Benge; Design: Jerry Morehouse and Scott Davis; Photo editor: Tom Campbell; Web Design: Matthew Lee, Craig Branson
Published through the generous contribution of Gannett Co., Inc.
Funding also provided by the ASNE Foundation.
Second edition: August 1998