“With both jobs, I have to talk to strangers a lot. I take stripping as a very customer-oriented job. There’s a lot of interpersonal interaction, and I always try to make the customer feel comfortable,” she says. “And that’s something I carry over into my work as a journalist.”
Tressler is conducting a coast-to-coast stripping tour while trying to get her newspaper job back.
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