Pressed for time: reporters leaving Hill jobs say long hours, increased demand leave little for personal life
By Emily HawsJan. 9, 2019
Former reporters chasing ‘elusive’ work-life balance say new non-journalism jobs—even after a pay cut—have been life-changing.
Reporters scrum Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in this 2016 file photo. The increasingly long hours has left some senior journalists, including those with young children, to take jobs in the bureaucracy to have a more reasonable schedule. The Hill Times file photograph
The mounting pressure on Parliament Hill journalists to do more with less has caused some, particularly new mothers, to leave the news business for government communications and other opportunities.
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