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Boston Herald Patriots beat/Birmingham News Crimson Tide beat

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Rockbottom, Jul 10, 2009.

  1. Rockbottom

    Rockbottom Active Member

    The Rockbottom Pipeline is proud to report that Ian R. Rapaport has resigned his position at the Birmingham News, and will be the lead Patriots beat writer for the Boston Herald.

    Needless to say, a HUGE get for the Herald, and that leaves Birmingham without its marquee beat writer just weeks before SEC Media Days.

    Let the speculatin' begin!

  2. bwright

    bwright Member

    Good for Ian.
  3. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Moving this to journalism - when a job opening is actually posted, we'll have a thread for that.
    Congrats to Ian.
  4. Rockbottom

    Rockbottom Active Member

    Sorry, modster. I was torn between spots.

  5. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    no worries
  6. SixToe

    SixToe Active Member

    Congrats to Ian.
  7. Yodel

    Yodel Active Member

  8. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Congrats to Ian, my favorite Bham News writer under 5-9! Nick will be sorry to see you go. Maybe your replacement will cave to the masses and call him "Coach!"
  9. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    I'll trust it wasn't Anthony Grant who drove him out of town.
  10. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    For a minute, when I saw the thread title, I thought the Herald and the News had combined the gigs and that didn't make any sense to me at all.
    I was like, "whoa, hell of a commute from Tuscaloosa to Boston each week."
    Then I realized I was stupid and moved on.
  11. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    They're just trying to follow in the footsteps of Albany.
  12. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    It is nice to get a piece of good news on these boards once in awhile.

    Great hire.
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