Shelby Skrhak Promoted to Associate Editor at Candy’s Media

By Candy's Dirt / September 30, 2019 / 3 Comments

From Staff Reports Nearly nine years to the day that veteran Dallas journalist Candy Evans began, the online real estate publication that became the flagship news provider of the Candy’s Media brand, the organization announced the promotion of a key staff member.  “I could not be more proud to announce that Shelby Skrhak will […]

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CandysDirt Wins Award at NAREE With Story Linking Healthcare to Housing Insecurity

By Candy's Dirt / June 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

Our Bethany Erickson won at the National Association of Real Estate Editor’s 69th Annual Journalism Awards last night with a report on how affordable healthcare impacts housing security. The judges said: “This in-depth piece on how basic to catastrophic illnesses affect someone’s ability to pay their mortgage is based on a study that was the […]

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What Did You Like? Our Most Popular Stories of 2018

By Bethany Erickson / December 31, 2018 / 2 Comments

During the holidays, we’ve been sharing our best stories of 2018. But as Director of Audience Engagement, I was curious — what stories were the most popular this year?  We took a look at the most popular stories based on comments and social media likes and shares. Have a favorite of your own? Share it […]

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Jon Anderson: The Overhead Bin is The Best Place to Hang a Christmas Stocking

By Jon Anderson / December 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

This week, staff are writing about holiday decor and the best places to hang Christmas stockings. Since graduating college, my best place for holiday stockings has been on my feet as I drove to an airport. Flush with money from my first big-boy job, I booked my first international trip to Europe for the […]

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New Ways to Engage With CandysDirt Staff

By Bethany Erickson / November 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

It’s been a few weeks since we announced some pretty major staff changes here at CandysDirt, and what has followed since that announcement has been pretty exciting, we think. One of the biggest things the editorial board — which is made up of founder and publisher Candy Evans, executive editor Jo England, and me — […]

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Jon Anderson: 500 (Oops) 503 Columns Down, And Lots to Go

By Jon Anderson / August 22, 2018 / 7 Comments

This was supposed to have been my 500th column, but time and scheduling got away from me. This adventure began in January 2015 after a particularly egregious HOA meeting when I sent Candy a screed on the loony-ness of my HOA. Candy being Candy, immediately replied wanting to publish the inner dirt. When I woke […]

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