A Magazine by the Society of Professional Journalists

January 10th, 2005 • Quill Archives
Counter-punching: Newspaper absorbs hit from hurricane

While Hurricane Ivan loomed offshore and then on Sept. 16 drew a bead on Pensacola, Fla., Randy Hammer, executive editor of the Pensacola News Journal, drew a bead on how to get a newspaper out. The city’s downtown took a severe battering, and the News Journal offices, located downtown, while not hit as hard, partook in the beating.