Local Man Determined To Help Ed Werder Find New Job For Some Reason
April 27, 2017 - Local
Despite having no personal relationship with the man, a local resident is going out of his way to help recently unemployed NFL reporter Ed Werder.
Werder had been a veteran for ESPN for years before being fired in a series of layoffs conducted by the organization this week. And now Pasadena resident Jim Sellers says he will do whatever it takes to help him find a new job.
“Ed was a solid NFL reporter. I always enjoyed seeing him on ESPN. So when I heard the news, I knew I had to take action,” said Sellers.
Sellers’ family say he has already offered the reporter $10,000 to use until he “gets on his feet.” He has also set up interviews for him at Fox Sports and BleacherReport.com.
“We are in debt and have so much going on in our lives right now…it’s just pretty insane that he’s spending time and money on this,” his wife Linda told The Pasadenoid.
But Jim says helping Werder is a task that is about more than money.
“Look, is this about me being afraid of change? Of course it is. Of course it is,” he told our newspaper.
“Let’s be upfront and honest about it. That’s the only way we’re going to help Ed find the financial stability he needs to finish out his career while maintaining his current lifestyle,” he said.