So, it’s been a good three months now that I’ve left The Edge as Assistant Editor of New Media after barely hanging on during the culling period. And many — including my parents — have wondered if such a move was a wise one: replacing a steady paycheck for an unstable series of opportunities as freelance writer/producer doesn’t sound like the sanest thing to do after all.
Having been in the media line for about eight years now, starting with KLue, then on to FHM, Chrome, KLue again, NewMan and then The Edge, I found myself at the crossroads again in how I could progress in my career in media. At The Edge, I could’ve opted to start again as a rookie reporter — that was what the Editors were nudging towards — or go back to the magazine world. Read the rest of this entry »