Owner: Media General Inc.
Effective: Dec. 12, 2011
Sixteen percent of the workforce at the Tribune and its community and weekly publications were laid off. The 165 layoffs did not affect the Tribune’s TV partner, News Channel 8. “Going forward, we will still have more than 300 content generators across multiple media platforms in the Tampa market,” said John Schauss, Media General vice president of market operations, in a story on the Tribune’s website. “Every one of our platforms has content producers who benefit Tampa Tribune readers. We will maintain and over time enhance the quality of our newspapers.”
Source: Tampa Tribune via Paper Cuts tip