After you click on the link/quote below, scroll down to the picture of the seemingly carefree interns. Young professionals about to happen. Once upon a time to be around age 20, was ripe with opportunities and possibilities. Print journalism will never see those times again. The Jimmy Vielkinds and Jim Odatos-in-waiting will have nothing to wait for.
Radio may not be far behind, but I'd reckon we've got ten good years left.
DiANGELEA MILLAR ::: "The paper is a product and reporters are considered disposable. What the destruction of the Times-Picayune and the creation of Nola Media group has engrained in my young mind is the knowledge that a reporter is never safe. You’ve got to keep your options open and keep working and honing your skills."