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Getting the "big break"

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by MNgremlin, Dec 12, 2015.

  1. MNgremlin

    MNgremlin Active Member

    I think this is a cool piece, listening to Adam Schefter talking about his excitement for traveling cross-country for a 23k gig, and how that eventually parlayed into a TV gig. Good to hear for young journalists who are struggling to find the dream job.
  2. dirtybird

    dirtybird Well-Known Member

    That 23K is 41.8k in today's dollars. I'd move for that.
  3. BDC99

    BDC99 Well-Known Member

    But I'd bet they're not paying that anymore.
  4. johann

    johann New Member

    The 41.8K initially looked a bit high to me, so I checked it with CPI stats and found that 23K in 1990 was equal to 39.4 in 2010. So, dang, that is like about 41.8K today!
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