This is my new reporter mugshot, taken by the lovely Kate Penn, YDR photographer extraordinaire.
I know, I know. I just spent an entire column making fun of executive glamour shots.
But I couldn’t resist taking a new reporter headshot on Thursday after finding out I’d need to send one in for Digital First Media’s ideaLab.
I mean, really? What’s a girl to do?
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Sometimes, the York Daily Record/Sunday News lets me do cool stuff — like talk in public.
Last week, I joined the paper’s Business Editor Cathy Hirko and Managing Editor Randy Parker for a presentation with the York Young Professionals about how they can get their thoughts and ideas published.
I learned a lot myself.
But before I get to the good part, here’s something funnier:
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Originally published on the Money & More cover of the York Daily Record/Sunday News on Sunday, February 26, 2012.
By LAUREN BOYER
Daily Record/Sunday News
I love business cards.
I'm not so sure about business card photos.
On occasion, I’ve been known to distribute mine at bars, parties and other venues that would probably make my editors cringe.
It sows seeds for potential stories, I convince myself.
That. And I’m just vain.
In 2012, it’s much more practical to enter a colleague’s contact information into a smartphone. Save the rainforest.
But I’m hooked on that ecstasy – a high only achieved in the millisecond where you slip someone that rectangular piece of cardstock that says, with a hint of arrogance, “Hey, I work here.” Continue reading
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