The funny thing about journalism: Even when you’re not at work, you’re still at work.
To be clear: I carry my iPhone and a notepad EVERYWHERE. It’s the digital journalist way.
You never know when a story — or a very peculiar woman — might cross your path.
Early Friday evening, I was responsibly enjoying a refreshing adult beverage with some associates in the White Rose City when a woman, clad in what appeared to be blue surgical booties emerged from the darkness. Continue reading →
This lawyer shocked the pants off me when his chat about property tax appeals garnered almost as much live readers as a local dating coach. Say what?
After a couple months now of holding live chats on Fridays at 10 a.m., I’ve come to the conclusion that it is absolutely impossible to predict what topics will hold an audience.
Last week, we chatted with local attorney Frank Countess, who has experience in challenging property tax assessments.
(The skinny: Your property taxes are based on what your house is worth. If your property value goes down, your taxes don’t go down automatically. You have to file an appeal or pray to god another countywide reassessment is on the horizon.)
This was my office on a recent Thursday. That’s my iPad with 3G, a bluetooth keyboard and, most importantly, a cup of Rutter’s’ AMAZING hazelnut creme coffee. Sure beats the beverage options back at the office!
For my ideaLab mobile reporting project, there’s always the usual hangouts.