The JTP and Me

The JTP and Me: Some rambling about my time at JTP.

 Note: Please bear with me on this :)

There is no real ending. It’s just the place where you stop the story.

--Frank Herbert

As I write this I am listening to Mike Oldfield, I'd recommend him for easy listening. If you'd prefer, and it may be better, then listen to you video in the header; it contains more thoughts.

So

I guess the reason you would read this is to find out if I'd give two thumbs up to the JTP. Well, yes. The JTP is a program that provided the resources and knowledge to many people, and with those resources those people can then take their first steps into the wide world of journalism.

It does exactly what it says on the tin.

The JTP also provides other things; friendship, security, comfort and strength. These are things that you can't always find elsewhere, not all in one place anyway.

My Time

I have been with the JTP for 156 days. I haven't been active all that time, but the powers-that-be have been supportive of that. Each day that I have been active, each day that I have produced content or been apart of something with in the JTP, I have felt like I've made progress. Now, that progress may not always stick with me... but that is something personal, not a reflection upon the JTP.

Interviews. Reviews. Guides. News. Editorials. I have had a chance to dabble in them all, it's been an experience and a half, no doubt.

The Short of It

Yes, you should apply for JTP. Yes, you should experience this great program for yourself. No, you shouldn't be afraid to push against the tide (just do it better than I did), because it'll be good for everyone.

So, in closing - if read this far - I had a hell of a ride.

Thank you, Katy, Jay, Stephanie, Venisia, Mary, Brian, and everyone else who I've had the pleasure of meeting. Oh, and of course Amy! I'd have never known about the JTP if I'd not been spamming her with news. Which you can do too by sending her leads to leads@gameskinny.com - Do it!

Senior Intern

A gamer borne of all formats.I am currently borrowing games off my son, the circle is complete..

Published Jun. 11th 2014
  • Fathoms_4209
    Featured Columnist
    I like reading about these positive JTP experiences. :)
  • Proto Foe
    Senior Intern
    It felt nice to write.
  • S20TEW
    Featured Contributor
    it's been great bieng part of the team with you, being that you also from UK gave me the push I needed to meet deadlines when sometimes seemed impossible. Tho iv not done great lately due to other powers I have really enjoyed my time like I said being part of a team with you in it, take care mate and all the best :)
  • Miranda Kirk
    Featured Columnist
    It was a pleasure working with you John! Great things in your future! :)
  • Proto Foe
    Senior Intern
    And you :) One can hope about the future.
  • Corey Kirk
    Featured Columnist
    Hear Hear! You rock man!
  • Proto Foe
    Senior Intern
    I still want in on the D&D stuff!
  • Venisia Gonzalez
    Featured Columnist
    I had an awesome time working with you too!
  • Mary Yeager
    Senior Intern
    I have to completely agree with Venisia. :)
  • Proto Foe
    Senior Intern
    Cheers, ladies.

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