Forty-two Courier-Journal employees are being offered buyouts in exchange for early retirement as part of another round of cost-cutting at the paper’s parent company Gannett. Across all of Gannett’s newspapers, 665 employees will receive buyout offers. The employees must be more than 56-years-old and have 20 years of service with the company. Those who accept… Continue reading Gannett Offers Buyouts to Newspaper Employees
Two sections of the Louisville Courier-Journal have been gutted by recent layoffs. Half of the Neighborhoods section and much of the Velocity staff have been cut. As a result, Velocity will become part of the regular newspaper, rather than a weekly publication distributed independent of the Courier-Journal. A similar weekly publication in Indianapolis recently folded. It… Continue reading Two Sections and One Bureau Slashed in Courier-Journal Cuts
After years of sharing a website, the Jeffersonville Evening News and the New Albany Tribune are merging. Evening News publisher Bill Hanson said in a statement that the combined outlets will offer more regional coverage of southern Indiana.
Louisville Courier-Journal Publisher Arnold Garson says readership is up for his paper, but more budget cuts may be necessary.