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August 10th, 2009 • Quill Archives, Generation J Toolbox
Generation J Toolbox

Last year I turned in my press pass, took the federal oath of service and finally gave in to the futuristic silver jumpsuit trend. In our field, that’s akin to going over to the dark side. But there was a heartwarming reason I went to work for Uncle Sam (I’ll explain the jumpsuit later): the chance to spend a year helping an inner-city public access television station start a youth media program.