'There is no life left in the paper. No humor, no edge, no spank. You are plain and boring. I dont know what you did to all these good people to run away, but I can guess. I wont pick up OC Weekly Comments
Thursday, May 17 2007
MAJOR AWARDS? MAJOR AWARDS
Three OC Weekly writers are up for the Los Angeles Press Club's Southern California Journalism Awards—and one of them has already won. Gustavo Arellano, who will receive the President's Award at the June 16 awards ceremony, is also a finalist for Journalist of the Year in our print circulation category for his body of work in 2006. R. Scott Moxley is a finalist in the investigative/series category for his story "The New Crips." And, Luke Y. Thompson is a finalist in the entertainment reviews/criticism/column category for his review of the film Monster House.
HELP US DISMANTLE ALL THAT IS GOOD, HOLY, MINTY-FRESH, DOLPHIN-SAFE, CARBON-NEUTRAL AND LESS FILLING ABOUT THIS PAPER
The Weekly has an immediate opening for a managing editor. The position requires finely honed writing, editing and management skills. The managing editor must be able to guide both experienced and beginning staff writers in producing superior magazine-style stories as well as supervise the day-to-day operations of the editorial department. The most promising applicants will be asked to take an extensive editing test. Interested applicants should contact Ted B. Kissell, editor, at OC Weekly, 1666 N. Main St., Ste. 500, Santa Ana, CA 92701. E-mail email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
OR JUST HELP US DO ALL THAT WITHOUT MAKING ANY TYPOS
We are also looking for a dependable, experienced proofreader for part-time, weekend proofing. A rigorous test covering spelling, grammar, word usage, punctuation and style will be given to qualified candidates. Potential proofreaders should contact Erich Burnett at Village Voice Media, 1468 W. Ninth St., Ste. 805, Cleveland, OH 44113. E-mail Erich.Burnett@VillageVoiceMedia.com. You never call anymore. Which is how we like it.