Knoxville paper names new energy reporter
Brittany Crocker is the new energy reporter at the Knoxville News Sentinel in Tennessee, replacing Frank Munger, who held the beat for 35 years.
Crocker writes, “Even from Washington D.C., where I was living when I filed my first application for this position, I recalled the man who had become a household name.
“Still, the gravity did not set in until the day I took over the beat.
“At once, my carefully decorated cubicle walls were overwhelmed with flow charts, to-do lists and all-caps sticky notes reminding me which contractors handled which operations at which Energy Department site.
“It probably doesn’t help that I’m only the second person here to try to figure it all out.”
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