Imagine walking away from a rewarding career that you’ve loved for four decades. It cannot be easy, but that is exactly what LA Daily News columnist Dennis McCarthy will be doing today, January 31, 2012. After writing more than 5,000 columns, McCarthy is saying good-bye to his days as a newspaper man. The columnist acknowledged that he feels honored to have worked as a journalist and that it will be difficult to move on, but joked, “Now it’s time for me to walk out before I’m carried out.” McCarthy talks with Patt of his love of the newsroom, and why he’s decided to leave his desk.
Dennis McCarthy, columnist, Los Angeles Daily News