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Denver Post needs a weed man

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Inky_Wretch, Nov 20, 2013.

  1. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    (Or woman) to edit their new website dedicated to recreational marijuana use.

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  2. SnarkShark

    SnarkShark Well-Known Member

    Failed drug test required?
     
  3. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Nice gig, but the 4:20 p.m. daily deadlines are a bitch.
     
  4. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Westword has had a marijuana writer for quite some time. And he posts daily at 4:20 p.m.

    But this will be an internal hire.
     
  5. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    First applicant:
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  6. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    Awesome.
     
  7. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Hired, but he needs two freelancers. Now if I could just get my resume to fit on a Zig-Zag ...

    http://jimromenesko.com/2013/11/27/denver-posts-pot-editor-ive-never-been-a-full-on-stoner-but/
     
  8. LanceyHoward

    LanceyHoward Active Member

    And I always thought that being the outdoors writer was the best job at a newspaper.
     
  9. NancyLou

    NancyLou Member

    You guys crack me up, sometimes.
     
  10. Frank_Ridgeway

    Frank_Ridgeway Well-Known Member

    I might have told this one before, I think so. Several decades ago, many staffers go out drinking and after the bar closes, a bunch of people light up in the parking lot. The newspaper's editor often went out drinking with the staff, but he wasn't there that night. He'd seen some of us toke up before, but I never saw him partake. So he wouldn't have been pissed that we were all fucked up, but he'd have been plenty angry if the cops had been able to incarcerate half his newsroom in one fell swoop. Which someone realized at some point, and we all went home. I think of that staff and laugh when I try to estimate how many would have applied for a marijuana editor opening and been able to an authoritative job. And the Pulitzer Prize for marijuana journalism goes to ...
     
  11. Matt Stephens

    Matt Stephens Well-Known Member

    The Denver Post launched its new site

    http://www.thecannabist.co/
     
  12. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    90 minutes away from legalization.
     
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