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Help wanted ad goes viral

Check out the help wanted ad below. Mother Jones calls it the “the best journalism-job want ad ever.” Jim Romenesko did a Q&A with Matthew Doig, the Florida journalist who wrote the ad.

We want to add some talent to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune investigative team. Every serious candidate should have a proven track record of conceiving, reporting and writing stellar investigative pieces that provoke change. However, our ideal candidate has also cursed out an editor, had spokespeople hang up on them in anger and threatened to resign at least once because some fool wanted to screw around with their perfect lede. Continue reading