An exciting and fast-paced working environment with some of the best and most knowledgeable coworkers. Downside was that the work was rotation based, so while you would practice and grow in editing, producing, or overnight shifts, you'd eventually go back to bureau assistant work--i.e. filing, faxing, office support.
Reliable and knowledgable coworkers, some growth opportunities
Difficult to climb up the ladder, newsroom work was rotation based so it was difficult to break out of the work you started out doing.