Call Me Maybe, Southern Pines style

It seems as if everyone has done a “Call Me Maybe” cover.

Well, now they have. Welcome to the version of the staff of the Southern Pines Pilot.

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No simple synchronized legs dancing for this group. The staff is all over town. Publisher David Woronoff makes his debut at the 50-second mark. Editor John Nagy comes in at the end of the table at 1:05, although he’s also in the crowd chasing the pastries right before that.

Nagy wrote me: “We just wanted to practice one of our core corporate values: have fun. It was a great way to break up the long summer and show everyone we don’t take ourselves too seriously.”

They’ve succeeded. This is a place that has fun and clearly cares about its community. To me, this feels as if you could walk on in and be invited to sit and have a cup of coffee. Sadly, that’s exactly what many newspapers don’t feel like. Well done, Pilot.

Update: My friend Ryan Shell adds his own take.

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