My series, "Pulitzers lost, what a cost," prompted a great suggestion from a reporter I worked with at the Rocky Mountain News.
"The business is changing. Delivery is changing. Jobs aren't coming back. And if we don't have a masters, we're not going to be teaching at a university level. We have to completely reinvent ourselves. That's what I'd like to read about. All the journalists who got downsized and created a new life for themselves," Judi Villa wrote me.
So consider this a request for submissions. If you're a journalist who has reinvented yourself and want to share your experience with others, please send me a short column on how you did it and what you learned. I'm looking for 300-400 words. A picture of you in your new role would be much appreciated.
I welcome input on how best to execute the idea. I'll figure out how to present these after seeing how many submissions I get initially.