Southbridge Evening News: 9

Posted 04.11.08 • 2008 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Southbridge, Mass.
Owner: Stonebridge Press Newspapers
Date: March 17, 2008

Five editorial employees and four part-time sales assistants were laid off from the Spencer News Leader, the Sturbridge Villager and the Southbridge Evening News.
Source: Worcester Business Journal

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New Haven Register: 5

Posted 04.11.08 • 2008 layoffs, Paper Cuts

New Haven, Conn.
Owner: Journal Register Co.
Date: March 11, 2008

Five positions were cut, including the paper’s longtime capitol reporter.
Source: Hartford Courant

Sacramento Bee: 28

Posted 04.11.08 • 2008 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Sacramento, Calif.
Owner: The McClatchy Co.
Date: March 11, 2008

Buyouts are being offered to finance, human resources, production and circulation employees. The paper wants to eliminate 28 jobs.
Source: Editor & Publisher

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Star-Telegram: 26

Posted 04.11.08 • 2008 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Fort Worth, Texas
Owner: The McClatchy Co.
Date: March 11, 2008

The paper is outsourcing part of its ad production department, resulting in a loss of about 26 jobs.
Source: Editor & Publisher

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Portland Press Herald: 27

Posted 04.11.08 • 2008 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Portland, Maine
Owner: The Seattle Times Co.
Date: March 12, 2008

The Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram cut 27 positions, including 15 layoffs.
Source: MaineToday.com

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch: 31

Posted 04.11.08 • 2008 layoffs, Paper Cuts

St. Louis
Owner: Lee Enterprises
Date: March 12, 2008

Thirty-one people will be laid off in circulation, classified phone rooms, production, purchasing, telephone operations and marketing.
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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Duluth News Tribune: 12 *

Posted 04.11.08 • 2008 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Duluth, Minn.
Owner: Forum Communications
Date: March 7, 2008
Updated: Sept. 19, 2008

12 employees were laid off.
Source: Duluth News Tribune

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Lexington Herald-Leader: 3

Posted 04.11.08 • 2008 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Lexington, Ky.
Owner: The McClatchy Co.
Date: March 7, 2008

The paper is outsourcing all advertising design. It is not clear how many people will be effected.
Source: Editor & Publisher

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The Star-Ledger: Unknown

Posted 04.11.08 • 2008 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Newark, N.J.
Owner: Advance Publications
Date: March 4, 2008

Two printing plants will be consolidated, which managers say may cause the loss of some union jobs.
Source: Editor & Publisher

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Chicago Tribune: 100

Posted 04.10.08 • 2008 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Chicago
Owner: Tribune Co.
Date: Feb. 13, 2008

100 positions will be eliminated at the Tribune and Red Eye through buyouts and layoffs by March 31. Tribune Co. is cutting 500 jobs companywide.
Source: Romenesko

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