TROUBLES DENVER POST cutting third of newsroom
The Denver Post is reportedly cutting 30 people from its newsroom, one-third of the paper's staff.
The Post’s city hall reporter Jon Murray tweeted that an editor announced the news during a staff meeting. “There are some sobs in the room,” Murray added.
In a staff meeting, the @DenverPost editor just told us that we are cutting 30 positions in the newsroom.There are some sobs in the room.
The newspaper currently has about 90 people in its newsroom and will see it’s staff cut by a third.
The owners if The Denver Post, @digitalfirst, are forcing or 30 people in the newsroom. This is a third of our staff, and it is devastating.
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The owner of the Post, the hedge fund Digital First Media, has been cutting positions in the last few years.
The Denver Post recently cut 10 positions in 2017, according to the Denver Business Journal. More than 20 staffers also took buyouts or were laid off in 2016, according to Westword.Read More...