Last week, the Queens Tribune and Press of Southeast Queens advertised for an open reporter position here.
Despite a stated preference for “local candidates” in the job ad, resumes quickly began to come in from all over the country, but two emails in particular caught the eye of our hiring manager.
Over the weekend, we received two resumes from reporters from MuscatDaily, a daily newspaper in the Sultantate of Oman’s capital city.
We imagine the daily commute to Queens from the Southwest Asian nation may be a bit rough.
And you thought the Van Wyck was bad…