Bob Marshall turns down job offer from NOLA Media Group

Pulitzer-winning Times-Picayune outdoors editor Bob Marshall tells Facebook friends and subscribers that he rejected a job offer from NOLA Media Group. He was in Italy when it was announced in May that the paper was cutting staff and its print publishing schedule.

Getting the news of the death of the that institution and all the tumult that decision unleased on the lives of life-long colleagues would have been a tough emotional wallop to absorb had I been in town as the events unfolded. But getting the painful details in drips and drabs seven times zones away was slow-motion torture, like scanning the casualty list at a disaster searching for the names of loved ones.

* “I turned down the job offer from NOLA Media Group” (Facebook)
* May 13, 2012: Bob Marshall honored by Loyola University (