Bloomberg’s Tim Burger was Hotline’s Friday Feature:
Tim Burger covers the investigative beat for Bloomberg News. Burger moved to DC in ’88 and has worked for Commerce Clearinghouse, Roll Call, Legal Times (covering lobbying and the DoJ), New York Daily News (covering Congress/scandal and Hillary Clinton’s first campaign/two years in office) and Time (covering intelligence). But today he’s our Friday Feature:
What was your first job?
Other than mowing lawns as a kid, it was painting houses and doing maintence/light building work for a local foundation. That’s how I know that even in its worst moments, there is always much harder work than Washington journalism.