OLD Media Moves

Biz reporters know how to play guitar

June 14, 2007

Posted by Chris Roush

Sara Goo of The Washington Post tech team blogs Monday that the business desk’s representativs in a recent newsroom Guitar Hero contest came away the winners in a battle against the metro and food desks.

Sam DiazGoo wrote, “The battle of the virtual bands happened last week, when we hooked up two guitars from the game in our conference room and battled a combined team from Metro and Food sections. (With all those Metro reporters, they still didn’t have enough people who knew how to play.) Needless to say, it was no contest.

“Check out this photo of Sam Diaz. Sorry, but I couldn’t find one of Mike Musgrove rockin’ out, but he was our secret weapon. Yesterday, we got our reward: fancy chocolates from Metro Editor Robert McCartney and homemade salty oat cookies from Food Editor Joe Yonan. Next, we’re thinking about challenging those crazy reporters over on the national desk. What do you think? You got a team ready for us?”

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