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Frozen wages forces GateHouse journalist to moonlight

Dean Olsen is a great reporter for the State Journal-Register in Springfield. We’re sure that he is a great employee at McDonald’s, too, where he has to work on the weekends to supplement his GateHouse income.

GateHouse newsrooms haven’t seen a raise in seven years.

Rockford Register Star journalists can sympathize with Olsen. Many members of our unit are also moonlighting as they haven’t raises either.

Read about Dean’s dilemma here.