Neighbours help amputee escape fire

Apartment building

Apartment building where the fire took place.
Photo by Andrew Forbes

During journalism school, we have been given the opportunity to take shifts at the London Free Press.  We have the chance to pitch, follow, and write stories that we either come up with ourselves or are assigned by other members of the newsroom.

I took a shift on the Sunday of Family Day weekend – which I should have known was going to be a quiet news day.  I got to the office, sat down with the only other person in the newsroom at the time and pitched a few ideas – all of which he liked the sounds of.  However, like the lack of news on this Sunday, there was a little to no response to phone calls and emails (another detail I should have thought of being that it was a Sunday of a long weekend). Read more of this post

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