Washington Post Wants Free Labor for New Blog

NATIONALS JOURNAL, the WASHINGTON POST baseball blog, points out a new WASHINGTON POST blogging effort this spring: THE GROUNDS CREW. Since the Post can’t possibly cover all aspects of the opening season of Nationals Park and will have their employees in the press box, they’re recruiting commoners to write about their park experiences.

President Bush throws out first pitch for Washington Nationals

(”… and this guy blocked my parking spot before the game…”)

About a dozen bloggers will be selected through the application process and work on a group blog with the assistance of editors to talk about any aspect (parking) of the new park experience (parking), both negative (parking) and positive (not parking). The deadline is Friday, leaving plenty of time before Opening Day to train the bloggers. (”…and, for God’s sake, don’t mention Kornheiser.”)

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