Productive, fun to work at and full of positive energy.
I am an early bird and non-clock-watcher so I arrive earlier than my team and start off by reading newspapers and online news updates. I have learned to work in sync with other editors I have not seen face-to-face ever as the are operating countrywide from other provinces. I have also learnt to let staff make their mistakes sometimes so they learnt instead of panicking that they might err. The hardest part of the job is balancing work and private life: working long hours, leaving home at 7am and arrive 12hrs later to attend to kids homework and other issues on the home front. I really enjoy the satisfaction that comes with cracking a difficult story and watching the sales rocket sky-high or getting to meet a happy and satisfied reader/client.
Taught me a lot about working with different people from different cultural backgrounds.
Long hours, pressurized environment