Billy Penn’s Election Night shared newsroom

I took this photo as newsroom participants watched Pa. Gov.-elect Tom Wolf's speech.
I took this photo as newsroom participants watched Pa. Gov.-elect Tom Wolf’s speech.

Nov. 4, 2014 was easily the most fun and most productive I’ve ever felt on Election Night, and there are two clear reasons for that:

1. I’m working at Billy Penn, a very lean news startup. There’s no room to be unprepared, and all-hands-on-deck basically means looking across a table to communicate with all my colleagues. Having a plan and sticking to it was pretty easy.

2. We hosted a shared newsroom that night. And though it ended up being a historically short midterm gubernatorial election, we had a great time. Continue reading Billy Penn’s Election Night shared newsroom