This week the website CareerCast ranked the 200 best to worst jobs in America, and for the inauspicious third year in row newspaper reporter was listed as the worst.
Pay is low. Future is bleak. Morale is nonexistent. What’s not to like?
“The news business has changed drastically over the years, and not in a good way,” the website quotes former broadcaster Ann Baldwin as saying. “When people ask me if I miss it, I tell them ‘I feel as if I jumped off of a sinking ship.’”
That’s why when people post on Facebook that they landed newspaper jobs or promotions, while others congratulate, I offer condolences.
Photographer ranked No. 162.