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Ex-Chi Trib's Skip Myslenski to Northwestern

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by SockPuppet, Aug 9, 2009.

  1. SockPuppet

    SockPuppet Active Member

    From the CoSIDA jobs bulletin board: Skip Myslenski, sports reporter for the Chicago Tribune for 30 years, named contributing writer to NUsports.com.

    (Take that, Moddy. ;D)
     
  2. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Take what?

    Congrats to Skip.
     
  3. JBHawkEye

    JBHawkEye Active Member

    Good for Skip. Always enjoyed talking with him on the Big Ten trail.
     
  4. SockPuppet

    SockPuppet Active Member

    Moddy, was just trying to celebrate my one and only trip down the pipeline where I was ahead of you. No offense.
     
  5. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Oh, none taken. Just wasn't sure what you meant.
    All good. No worries.
    I thought it was something about another ex-hack going to a college. I'm a little dense.
     
  6. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Okay - now I feel old. I remember reading some of his books as a kid.
     
  7. Cadet

    Cadet Guest

    Ah, glad to see this. Skip is good people and probably the one guy who comes to my mind when the phrase "ink-stained wretch" is uttered (and I mean that in a good way!).
     
  8. lantaur

    lantaur Active Member

    Good move for Northwestern. Curious to see if he'll do more than gamers and NU features (like college notebooks, which he did a the Trib).
     
  9. Colton

    Colton Active Member

    Congrats to Skip AND to Northwestern. It's getting a good one.
     
  10. noodles

    noodles Member

    A good spot for a good man. Still remember the days when I'd give Skip a lift to the arena, but have to wait for him to finish up on the treadmill. Then he'd get in the car and fire up a cigarette. Spent some good times on the road with him.
     
  11. Joe Williams

    Joe Williams Active Member

    Not to wish this on the people at Northwestern but ... couldn't the Chicago Tribune have just kept Skip around and let Mariotti take the job writing for NUSports.com? [/crossthread]
     
  12. Cadet

    Cadet Guest

    It's well known that Mariotti despises Northwestern.
     
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