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I lost my job February 16, 2009

Posted by patrick.klepek in economy.
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MTV News’ budget was severely reduced for 2008. They can no longer to afford my salary, which means I’m out of a job at the end of the month. I’ll write more about it later — I’m planning a personal, gaming-focused blog — but I wanted to make sure people knew, if they’d heard anything.

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1. Samiches - February 17, 2009

Damn that sucks, losing a job is never easy, it is nice to see you are already being productive though. I’ll be looking forward to the new gaming blog.

2. Tommy - February 22, 2009

Wow, even the cash crop of MTV is feelin’ the hurt? I should have never ragged on you when you left 1up, I was just mad cus you were one of many leaving and thought it sucked young talent was jumpin’ ship. Anyway, I look forward to hearing what you have lined up already (assuming I heard correctly on either Revel or ListenUp I forgot which). Regardless good luck on whatever you do.

P.S. Ever thought of skyping into a podcast? If its not your thing that’s cool, but I know a lot of people would like to hear your input on a podcast.

3. Alfred - March 1, 2009

I just found out that you had a blog. Definitely a good read. I will continue to check it out. I’ve been a fan since your days at 1up, and was impressed by your depth of gaming knowledge on The Player One Podcast. I’m part of a gaming podcast/site/community called GamerHusbands. Don’t be thrown off by the name. You don’t have to be a husband to be a part of the community and site. It’s just one thing me and my co-host have in common. We would love to have you on the show sometime. If you ever want to come on and be a guest host and talk some games, let me know. I left my contact info.


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