When I first started The New York Rangers Blog back in 2007, it was out of my love for the Rangers. I wanted to create a one-stop shop for Blueshirt fans to get their Rangers fix. Updates, stats, rumors and more in one easy to find spot. There was nothing similar available and I felt Rangers fans deserved a blog with the same dedication and commitment they had.
Along the way, I learned a lot about social media and how to use it to promote the blog and make the experience on the site more enjoyable. A passion for making a career out of it began to build. I wanted to make a living doing this for a professional sports franchise.
So, a year and half ago I began applying to local teams for a position on their social media department.
And finally last month, after lots of rejection I was finally approached by a franchise about possibly running their social media team. A couple of interviews later I was offered the job as the Director of New Media.
Now comes the apology par...