Archive for November, 2006

Blue Ridge Country and the ask/receive gambit

Monday, November 27th, 2006

Heck, it was only two months ago when I wrote about how I wished Blue Ridge Country 98.1 FM had live streaming of their stuff. And now they do. Sweet. This is particularly handy now that I’m not living in North Carolina. I recommend tuning in Friday nights between 6 and 10 p.m., East Coast […]

Internet, Joe, North Carolina, Places, Winston-Salem | 5 comments

New Game: Elevator Roulette

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2006

I made up a new game at work today. There are five elevators, and I started guessing which elevator would be the one to take me up. Or down. You have to guess before the up-button gets pressed, otherwise you could listen for the whirring of the chose elevator moving and that would be cheating. […]

Awesome, Ideas, Joe, Work | 2 comments

Pulling the trigger

Thursday, November 9th, 2006

Tonight I launched Joe Think, my blog about how local journalism can use the internet to be awesome and relevant. It’s something I meant to do a while ago, but ya’ know, stuff comes up. Stuff is still coming up, sure. But I needed a better home for my work-related rants and thoughts and ideas […]

Ideas, Internet, Joe, Journalism, Media, Online News, Work | No comments

About that election night…

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

Turns out the newsroom isn’t the most exciting place to be at. I spent some time setting up the webcam to broadcast the state Democrat’s election-night party, and that place, combined with the hotel-room parties I only heard about, well, that was the place to be. My recommendation for the future: Figure out which party […]

Joe, Work | 1 comment

Election night

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

This will be my third year in a row in a newsroom on election night. It’s a fun and intense way to spend the evening. This year I’m putting together the Denver Post webcam coverage, with the help of co-worker and tech guy Doug Conarroe. There will probably be links to the webcams starting around […]

Colorado, Denver, Joe, Places, Work | No comments

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