Biz team leader in St. Paul taking buyout
Casey Selix, an assistant business editor at the St. Paul Pioneer Press, is among those accepting a buyout and leaving the paper, according to Star Tribune columnist Joe Kimball.
Kimball wrote, “Years of journalistic experience will head out the door for good today at the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Twenty-one veteran reporters, editors and photographers accepted buyouts from the newspaper, which faces the industrywide bane of declining advertising sales.”
Read more here. In addition to editing, Selix had been a business writer covering workplace and work/life issues.Â She was alsoÂ the copy editor who worked on the education team and the Minneapolis/community team. Her official title recently has been “business team leader.”
SelixÂ joined the Pioneer Press in 1994 and has worked in a variety of reporting and editing positions. Her stories have covered such topics as the impact of domestic violence on the workplace and what area companies are doing about it, resilience training, ergonomics protection in Minnesota, life after layoffs, dealing with racism in the workplace, and job prospects for college students.
In her 26 years in journalism in Indiana, Texas, and Minnesota,Â Selix pushed for better working conditions for women and parents in her industry. She co-founded the Texas-based Association of Women Journalists in 1988. She also was an editor and managing editor at two suburban Dallas-Fort Worth dailies in the early 1980s.