About

I worked as a print and TV journalist for 20+ years. After jobs in newspapers and radio, I got my first TV job in Casper, Wyoming in 1986. After that, I bounced around the southeast, including 7 years at CNN

I got a “jobs of a lifetime,” and switched to the private sector in 2007. It was a short lifetime and I was laid off in early 2009. I started this blog to discuss the issues facing people without work. I got another job fairly quickly, but that came to an end in 2017, so I’m in the process of working from home and getting another “job of a lifetime.”

I’ve been talking and will keep going on about anything that crosses my mind.

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2 thoughts on “About

  1. Doug,

    I’m working on a story for The Commercial Appeal about being laid off, whether there is still a stigma associated with it and how people are coping with being laid off.

    I was wondering if you’d be willing to talk with me for this story.

    Thanks for your help,
    Richard J. Alley

  2. Hello Doug,
    I worked with you at the Casper, Wyoming TV station. I would love to catch up on the last 23 years. I’m still in the business too, however, I jumped into the corporate side and still have a job which amazes me everyday. Please contact me when you get a chance.

    Roger Sewell – sewelltv@sbcglobal.net

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