16 Years …


Jeff Genung

This week (or thereabouts) marks my 16-year anniversary with The Evening Sun. It seems like only yesterday …

Oh, who am I kidding? It seems like 16 years! Generally in the course of daily events there’s no time to think about the totality of your career, until you reach that milestone known in the HR world as the “anniversary date.” That happened to me this morning, at our company-wide monthly birthday/anniversary gathering. It was one of those moments where you’re at once proud of your accomplishments (and longevity – only Darkroom Dave has me beat, by decades, in seniority) and at the same time wondering where the hell all that time went. Especially, of course, when I quickly calculated that the three new reporters I just hired were each seven years old when I started here …