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Need volunteer help

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by txsportsscribe, Jan 5, 2015.

  1. txsportsscribe

    txsportsscribe Active Member

    Feel free to move this if it's in the wrong forum. I haven't been around these parts in forever because I've simply been too busy. But let me get right to the point. I run a suburban news website (2 1/2 years now) and I need help. In March I suffered a massive heart attack (the doc called it a widowmaker and said it should've killed me) followed by another in June and still one more on Christmas night. I am now facing possible open-heart surgery, which would put me out of commission for 4-6 weeks. As a one-man operation, you can imagine the damage this would do to the site. If there are any of you who would volunteer to cover a story or two a week (high school sports, news, schools, etc.) it could help save my site. I know this is asking a lot but I'm grasping at straws. I'm also going to seek unpaid college interns and have had a few readers ask what they could do to help. If some of you believe I'm asking too much, so be it and I fully understand. Any stories could be adequately done via email and/or phone. Heck, even city council meetings are posted online at the city's website and the PR person and a few councilmen are used to me "doing interviews" through email. Thanks for your time and if you're still in the Christmas giving spirit, shoot me a private message.
  2. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    I'll help out writing some high school sports roundups or short stories via email and such. Let me know how to help.
  3. SpeedTchr

    SpeedTchr Well-Known Member

    If you can clarify the general area (guessing Texas?) I'd be glad to help if I can.
  4. txsportsscribe

    txsportsscribe Active Member

    Thanks, Songbird. Will contact you via private message. And it's Dallas area. I have five high schools I cover for sports. I've gotten one local college kid to volunteer for soccer coverage and some non-sports features, as well as a local photographer. And like I said before, every writing area - sports, news, etc. - can be done without being there live.
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