Joanna Sullivan, the editor of the Baltimore Business Journal, writes about the redesign of the American City Business Journals paper.
Sullivan writes, “I used to lie awake on Thursday nights hoping the competition didn’t have the Baltimore Business Journal’s front-page stories.
“We went to press on Wednesday so there was a nearly two-day lag time where I feared our exclusive news would no longer be exclusive. We often knew about the story for days and just had to sit and wait to deliver the news to our readers.
“Praying and crossing my fingers gave way to a mad dash to the vestibule in my home to grab the daily paper as it was pushed through the mail slot. I either jumped for joy or walked away in defeat.
“Wow. My life has changed. Sleepless nights are still part of the job description. But I don’t worry about being beaten on an exclusive story as much.”
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