Sports columnist Dave Krieger, who moved to the Post after the Rocky Mountain News closed in 2009, had been guest-hosting a radio show for a while, but when he was offered the gig permanently, he says the newspaper made him choose. He says the move doesn’t reflect on the long-term future of newspapers:
“At my age, long-term does not exist,” he says. “And what happens down the road to print journalism or terrestrial radio, for that matter, are long-term trends. I know old media is less well off than it used to be — more endangered. But if I work for another ten or fifteen years, that’ll be great. So for me, it was about what I wanted to do after getting up tomorrow. And I derive a lot of satisfaction from radio.