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@katiecouric Talks Unemployment. Any Questions?

Here’s another media request we got:

Tomorrow on @katiecouric, we will be hosting a discussion on the economy and job loss in America. Our guests include Conor Dougherty of The Wall Street Journal and Ellen Gordon Reeves, author of “Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview.” Katie will also be talking to bloggers Scott Pierce ( and Norm Elron (

Like our other shows, we welcome your questions in advance for any of the guests. You can submit it on the Couric and Co. blog, Twitter or Facebook.The video is scheduled to go live Tuesday, August 10, 7 P.M. ET.


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MainStreet Is Looking for Unemployed Americans!

Seth Fiegerman from sent an e-mail to us looking for Unemployed Americans:

Hi, I’m working on a new series for, a personal finance site, about the faces of the unemployed. Every few weeks, we will feature stories and updates from unemployed Americans from all walks of life. At the moment, we are looking to reach out to anyone who is out of work and still looking. I was wondering if you might be able to pass this info along to the community at Pink Slips Are the New Black.

Thanks for your help with this,

Staff Writer, MainStreet
(212) 321-5207 (w) | (212) 321-5016 (f) |

So shoot him an e-mail if you want to tell your story!

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Columbia J-Schoolers Want You

Two of my fellow Columbia J-Schoolers are looking for an unemployed New Yorker near his/her last unemployment check to profile for a new media project. Here’s the e-mail I got:

My name is Shefali Kulkarni and I’m a reporter with the Columbia Journalism School here in New York. My colleague Sarah and I are doing an online media project about the unemployed New Yorker. We are looking for New Yorkers who may be running on their last unemployment check. Would you happen to know anyone in the New York area who we could profile?

Shoot Shefali an e-mail if you have any leads at

Thank you!

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The Discarded Wants You

Picture 2Somebody sent me an e-mail about an interesting project:

The unemployment rate is 9.4% and over 6.7 million workers have lost their jobs due to the recession.  Who are the people that make up these staggering statistics?

That’s what The Discarded wants to know. In an attempt to put a face to each of the over 6.7 million people who have lost jobs because of the recession, The Discarded is calling out to all of us, submit your story here.

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Calling Former Lehman Brothers Employees

Did you lose your job because of the Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy?

France 2 TV is looking for former Lehman Brothers employees who would be willing to tell them about their lives since the crash.

If you or anybody you know is interested, contact Julie Sibony at:

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“Job hunting? Send your resume to Crain’s”

As part of its newly revamped Business Lives section, Crain’s New York Business is seeking readers to submit their job qualifications to our new Resume Review feature.

If you would like to considered for inclusion, send a your resume and a photo of yourself to

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Calling All “Fame” Hungry Housewives

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If I actually qualified I would do it just so I could hang out with Simon and his skin tight shiny red pants!

Bravo is still looking for another woman to join the cast of Real Housewives next season:

– Women 29-45
– Must live in NYC
– Must be actively involved with charities/NYC social scene
– Outgoing personality for TV
– Does not necessarily need to be married we are open to hearing all storiesIf someone is interested, please send two recent photos, contact information, and brief bio to CASTREALITY@GMAIL.COM.

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