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Record Fridays: Dan Makes Milkshakes

Dan has brought in his favorite toy: a cooler with a blender built right into it. He is demonstrating it by making milkshakes for the newsroom. Because that’s what we do on Record Fridays. Supplies. Blending.      Record Fridays. […]

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New Jersey Press Association Awards Dinner

The Record took home a great number of awards from this contest. Dan and Nancy have a drink in the courtyard. It’s a big open barn. NJPA. The crew: Congrats to all the winners! Related posts: ‘Dey can’t do dis’: […]

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Daffodils at the Office

A little sunshine on a dreary day. A little bit of #sourcherryfarm sunshine on a dreary day in the @northjerseynews #newsroom. . . . . . ———————————- #northjersey #newspaper #daffodils #spring #gardening #garden #newjersey #nj #news #paterson #patersonnj #woodlandpark #bergen […]

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iPhone Video Training

We continue to become more and more digitally focused at The Record and NorthJersey.com. Today, our own Marko and Pete from lohud are leading iPhone and iMovie video training so reporters can produce their own videos. Here we go! Here’s […]

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To Columbia, for Prospects

The Columbia Journalism School Career Expo is held once a year on the campus. We attended, in hopes of finding the talented journalists for The Record and the USA Today Network. Ed, Leif, Manny: Talking with candidates.    The boys […]

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Hair and Makeup! A Photo Shoot for 201

Five moms, with five kids each! A good story for Mother’s Day, yes? For what ended up being the May cover of 201 magazine, Heather and Deirdre brought these moms in to the studio for a photo shoot. Here’s a […]

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A Visit to Florida Today

Team Destinate is sets up camp at Florida Today, and discovers a lot of quirky old newsroom items. Here is a bust of Al Neuharth, for example. There are sheep. Morning news meeting. Long hallway. Mostly empty newsroom. Sadly, a […]

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A Visit to the Trenton State House

Our team in Trenton needs metrics. So we deliver them. Personally. Here’s the TV upon which they will display. Dan and I head down to the bureau, TV in the back of his Ridgeline. Our shop is first in line. […]

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Destinate Wins!

Destinate, the mobile-first website that helps hungry travelers find great local restaurants close to highway exits, has won the second annual Gannett Innovation Challenge! Ready to kill it! Breakfast at corporate: Here we go! Hi. I’m next! Yes. Ready. Let […]

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Old Fashioned Linotype Machine

In the lobby of The Record’s printing facility in Rockaway, N.J. there exists an old linotype machine. Beautiful old gal, isn’t she?  We used to have one in the lobby of The Journal News, too. Old days of hot metal […]

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Newsroom Meeting

After more than a month of working behind the scenes to launch the new NorthJersey.com, it finally came alive on Nov. 15. Rick led a newsroom-wide meeting to introduce the new digital team and to celebrate a new beginning. Ed, […]

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Settling in at The Record

After a couple of weeks getting to know our colleagues, Ed and I are settling in to our new newsroom. Thanks to everyone for making us feel so welcome. Related posts: Wednesdays at Dunne’s Greg Puts Up 6 Kilos of […]