Omaha paper hires ex-Leno writer as fulltime humor columnist

Omaha World-Herald

Omaha native Brad Dickson, who worked for Jay Leno for about 15 years, has been writing a weekly sports column for the Omaha World-Herald. "Beginning this week, Dickson will expand his wisecracking to all types of current events from the world of news, sports and popular culture," writes executive editor Mike Reilly. "Breaking Brad" debuts today.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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