Archive for Wednesday, September 12, 2012

New reporter joins Basehor Sentinel

September 12, 2012

As the new reporter for the Basehor Sentinel, I have a lot to learn about the community.

I’m excited to meet its residents, visit its businesses and enjoy its special events and festivals. I have a lot to learn about the community, and residents have already been a great help in teaching me about the area. One of the reasons I was drawn to work for the Sentinel was the strong line of communication and interaction residents keep with it.

I want to continue that relationship by reminding you that I always love to hear from readers, whether it’s good or bad. I may regret saying that. Please know that my phone is always on. I always answer email, and I’m happy to meet you for a cup of coffee.

I want to be the best news source possible, and to do that I need to hear from you and understand what points of view I’m missing.

For the past two years, I worked as a reporter in rural Miami County, south of Kansas City, and learned the value of community news in small towns. If there’s one lesson I took away, it’s that just because there are fewer people, it doesn’t mean there’s less going on, fewer interesting residents or a lack of important issues that highlight the struggles we face throughout the nation today.

Although I enjoy living in the city, I’ve always enjoyed working in smaller towns, enjoying a different pace, as well as the many friendly faces I get to know. Soon enough, I hope I’ll get to meet you and tell the stories you think are most important in Basehor today.

Comments

Ronald Grover 2 years ago

As the new reported you should make them give you a byline so we all will know who you are. ;-) LOL

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Ronald Grover 2 years ago

YOU GOT A BYLINE!!!!! Hooray!

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philjenkins 2 years ago

WELCOME TO BASEHOR, ANNIE !!! We look forward to working with you.

Basehor VFW officers

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