Very creative work environment and opportunity for growth. Coaching for those without experience, and opportunity to learn computer management systems, photoshop, InDesign, camera work as well as writing. It's a great step up the ladder into journalism.
Management/employee romantic relationships that affected assignments in the newsroom. Also the pay is horrible, and they tend to overwork you. There's a tendency toward quota journalism, which limits the amount of indepth pieces you can do.
Advice to Management
Do not date reporters. It makes things weird in the newsroom and unfair for other reporters. Be fair in story assignments. Edit content thoroughly. Encourage enterprise, investigative and feature-length articles.
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