The Call, The Times: Unknown

Posted 03.25.12 • 2012 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Woonsocket, R.I.; Pawtucket, R.I.
Owner: RISN Operations Inc.
Effective: Feb. 10, 2012

Reporters, at least one advertising representative and at least one photographer were laid off. The papers’ publisher Barry Mechanic told The Valley Breeze “a couple reporters” were laid off as part of a restructuring plan. Do you know more? Leave a comment or send me an email: newspaperlayoffs@gmail.com. Emailed tips are anonymous.
Source: The Valley Breeze

Kent County Daily Times, The Call, The Times: 7

Posted 03.25.12 • 2012 layoffs, Paper Cuts

West Warwick, R.I.; Woonsocket, R.I.; Pawtucket, R.I.
Owner: RISN Operations Inc.
Effective: March 13, 2012

Seven full- and part-time employees were laid off at the papers. “The restructure was a business decision based on the current economic climate,” publisher Nanci Batson told WPRI. Do you know more? Leave a comment or send me an email: newspaperlayoffs@gmail.com. Emailed tips are anonymous.
Source: WPRI via Paper Cuts tip

The Times: 2

Posted 08.05.11 • 2011 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Shreveport, La.
Owner: Gannett Co. Inc.
Effective: June 21, 2011

As part of 700 cuts across Gannett, Gannett Blog reports two employees were laid off. Do you know more? Leave a comment or send me an email: newspaperlayoffs@gmail.com. Emailed tips are anonymous.
Source: Gannett Blog

The Times: 2 *

Posted 11.07.10 • 2010 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Shreveport, La.
Owner: Gannett Co. Inc.
Effective: Nov. 5, 2010

Gannett Blog reports two employees were laid off. Do you know additional details? Leave a comment or e-mail me at newspaperlayoffs@gmail.com.
Source: Gannett Blog

Update: Managing editor Rod Richardson was one of those laid off. (11.07.10)
Source: The Maynard Institute

The Times: 9

Posted 07.16.09 • 2009 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Shreveport, La.
Owner: Gannett Co. Inc.
Effective: July 9, 2009

9 jobs were cut.
Source: Gannett Blog

The Times: 13

Posted 12.09.08 • 2008 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Shreveport, La.
Owner: Gannett Co. Inc.
Date: Dec. 3, 2008

13 employees were laid off.
Source: The Times via Gannett Blog

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The Times: 1

Posted 09.16.08 • 2008 layoffs, Paper Cuts

Shreveport, La.
Owner: Gannett Co. Inc.
Date: Sept. 9, 2008
1 manager was laid off. (Gannett is cutting 100 management positions companywide.)
Source: Gannett Blog