Category Archives: Our staff

‘Ch- ch- ch- ch- changes’

As a loyal reader of ours, you may have noticed some new bylines gracing the pages — both print and web — of The Evening Sun. In case you have not noticed, they are: Jennifer Wentz, Brandon Stoneburg and Lauren … Continue reading

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Sun Staff: Reporter Jenni Wentz

To help you get to know our newsroom staff a bit better, a series of question-and-answer sessions will be posted on our blog. Today, meet Gettysburg reporter Jenni Wentz Name: Jenni Wentz Lives in: York, Pa. Hometown: Lancaster, Pa. Position at The Evening … Continue reading

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#Insidethesun: A behind-the-scenes look at the Evening Sun newsroom

FADE IN: INT. THE EVENING SUN NEWSROOM – NIGHT A JOURNALIST sits at a desk covered in documents, photographs and cups of coffee that are half-empty (because we’re all so cynical). He quickly but carefully types the final additions to … Continue reading

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Sun Staff: Meet editor Katy Petiford

To help you get to know our newsroom staff a bit better, a series of question-and-answer sessions will be posted on our blog. Today, meet assistant metro editor Katy Petiford. Name: Katy Petiford Lives in: York, Pa. Hometown: Ridgefield, Conn. … Continue reading

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Want to be a reporter? We need correspondents

The Evening Sun is looking for freelance writers and correspondents to help us better cover the communities we serve. If you think you have what it takes to be a reporter and storyteller, send a resume and writing sample to … Continue reading

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Out of the closet

A cool bit of The Evening Sun’s past turned up here this morning, sandwiched between the closet wall and the shelf on which it once rested. Community Sun Editor Kim Sterner found it as she was digging for Christmas decorations.

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Hanover, I thank you

I’ll share with you what the editor once told me, right after I tell you a little about the best job I ever had. The job was in Hanover and there wasn’t much fanfare and sometimes you found yourself working … Continue reading

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The Evening Sun wins awards… shhh.

Don’t tell the boss I’m writing this. After all, the default policy around here is generally to go about our business, chasing the news in York and Adams counties and trying to keep up with it all. That’s tough enough. … Continue reading

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Sometimes I lead, sometimes I follow

Yeah, I’m totally leaving work early this afternoon. Seriously, Bruce Hornsby just retweeted me on Twitter. My work here, at least for today, is done. The boss has long been preaching “digital first,” after all, and it doesn’t get much … Continue reading

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A walk on the dark side

In the newsroom, we call it “going over to the dark side.” That’s when a journalist leaves the newroom behind for a job in public relations. Those who actually do so just call it a smart career move, since it’s … Continue reading

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