A fixture of Newfoundland and Labrador’s media landscape, Jim Furlong reflects on his life in the industry in this candid one-on-one sitdown with The Herald
Jim Furlong eases back in his chair during a sitdown in his office on a predictably wet and grey weekday in St. John’s. “When
Written By: Scott Stirling
My Dad, Geoff Stirling, started The Newfoundland Herald in 1946 right after World War II, as a Sunday paper called The Sunday Herald. Joey Smallwood had just tried his own hand at publishing, but his political newspaper couldn’t make a go of it financially, so he sold
It’s hard to believe that I started writing for The Herald back in 2003. For the past 18 years, I’ve been telling the stories of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians and sharing a scatter yarn about my own life along the way.
While I was a freelance contributor those first few years,