Fired reporter now works at water treatment plant

Kade Seibold, who was fired from the Rayne (La.) Independent last month for letting the “coach’s bullshit and laziness” remark you see below get into the paper, called this afternoon to let Romenesko readers know that he’s found a new job.

“I started working for the City of Rayne last Wednesday as a water treatment plant operator.”

Seibold, 32, says he’s making more money than he did as a newspaper reporter – “but not much more” – and “if the Rayne Independent called and offered me my job back, I wouldn’t take it.”

* “I’m not good enough to work for the paper, but good enough for the mayor” (@KadeSeibold)
* Earlier: Reporter explains how “coach’s bullshit and laziness” line got into the paper (