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Many Moons After First OC Register Byline, Jim McCurdie Returns to Paper’s Sports Section

One intriguing element of the Orange County Register‘s resurgence is that the Aaron Kushner era has compelled several former staffers to rejoin the fold. This was the case earlier this month with business reporter Bernard Wolfson and is true once again last week for Jim McCurdie (pictured).

A managing editor for FoxSports.com and, previously, a sports reporter with the Long Beach Press-Telegram, McCurdie is now working the evening print and Web sports copy editor shift:

“I’m really excited to be joining the talented team here and returning to the place where I began my career in journalism at the age of 19,” McCurdie said. “It’s been a little surreal coming back, but you can feel the energy and excitement in this building. I look forward to being a part of that.”

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Business Reporter Bernard Wolfson Rejoins the Orange County Register

Shortly before leaving the Orange County Register in 2005 for an enviable new position in Paris, France, business reporter Bernard Wolfson (pictured) earned a Pulitzer Prize nomination (along with investigations editor Chris Knap and fellow reporter William Heisel) for an in-depth look at local hospitals. As of this week, he has returned to help the paper claim new accolades.

It says a lot about the Register‘s current fortunes that a journalist would be willing to flip the off-switch in the City of Lights. Wolfson will once again cover the health care beat as part of the paper’s already impressive business reporting team.

He also leaves behind in Paris a great job title: for Market News International, he was the continental European editor. Reflective of his time abroad, Wolfson speaks three additional languages besides English (French, Spanish and Italian).

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