As we approach the close of the application process for the L.A. and Sacramento writers for Streetsblog; I thought it would be a good time to ask all of you what you think we should be looking for in a regular, daily, writer for the Los Angeles position.
We know what a Sacramento writer’s skill and experience set should look like: something similar to Tanya Snyder and Angie Schmitt’s (or Sarah Goodyear and Elana Schor for those of you kicking it old school), but what should we be looking for in a partner for Sahra and I?
Of course, we want someone with excellent writing skills, a curious mind, and experience moving in Los Angeles without a car. But if you were given the choice between us hiring a professional journalist with years of experience who happens to live a car-free (or car-lite) lifestyle and a long-time advocate who has sharp writing skills which would you choose?
Steve Hymon or Stephen Box?
(Note: For the record, neither Steve Hymon nor Stephen Box have expressed any interest in the position.)