10 Reasons Why I Miss Working at Newspapers

Photo of well worn Domke bag, used by newspaper photojournalist. I miss working at newspapers.

My first Domke bag, which has seen better days.

I worked at several newspapers around Georgia during my short-lived (6-year) newspaper career. I started out as reporter (I miss AP style, too) for The Moultrie Observer in 2001 and was working as a staff photographer for the Griffin Daily News when I left the industry in 2007. I quit so that I could return to school and finish my bachelor’s degree. My intentions were to re-enter the newspaper world, hopefully a few rungs up the ladder, once I had degree in hand (I had already been turned down one job because I didn’t).

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