Texas Tribune lays off staff for first time in its history

Nonprofit news outlet The Texas Tribune has axed staff members for the first time in its history. The 11 cuts will encompass the newsroom, engineering, design and operations department, and includes two staffers who have been with the Tribune since it launched in 2009. The entire copy desk was also eliminated. The move comes as […]

Winnipeg Free Press lays off photojournalist Lee

Jessica Lee, a photojournalist at The Winnipeg Free Press, wrote on Twitter: “I was laid off from @WinnipegNews earlier this week. It has been a privilege to photograph the people of Winnipeg and beyond for the past two years. I am grateful for all of the trust the people of Manitoba have placed in me […]

Google’s director of news Chinnappa laid off

Madhav Chinnappa, director of news ecosystem development at Google has been laid off. He wrote on LinkedIn: “I am leaving Google as part of the #googlelayoffs I am on gardening leave at the moment which allows too much time to contemplate work, career, life etc. In the end, I am proud of what I have […]

Crunchbase health reporter Vedantam laid off

Keerthi Vedantam, a health technology reporter at Crunchbase, wrote on Twitter: “I was part of staff-wide layoffs at Crunchbase. Can’t lie, I’m still devastated. I’m looking for freelance gigs, job leads and mentorship — it’s a tough time for journalism but I’m so proud to be a tech reporter and I’d love some advice on […]

Global Radio may axe 40 jobs

The following excerpt was sent out from inews.co.uk: Listeners in Newcastle will hear their local stories broadcast from Glasgow under plans to centralise news programming drawn up by radio giant Global, which could lead to the loss of up to 40 jobs. Journalists said the move by the commercial network which owns the LBC, Capital, Heart and […]

CTV News journalist Madan laid off

Richard Madan, a Washington, D.C. correspondent at Toronto-based CTV News, wrote on Twitter: “After 13+ years at CTV News, I’m out. Sadly, the Network scaled back all its foreign bureaus & laid off 1,300+ employees. I loved my job … but now looking forward to the next adventure!” Previously, Madan served as a parliamentary correspondent. […]

ESPN’s Penna laid off

Peter Della Penna, a multimedia cricket editor at ESPN wrote on Twitter: “Heads up everyone. A bit of personal/work news: Friday June 30 was my last day as part of the @ESPNcricinfo team as USA correspondent after I was part of the Disney/ESPN-wide budget cuts/layoffs, by way of my expiring contract not being renewed.” Penna […]

The Athletic’s Connolly laid off as Baltimore Orioles beat writer

Dan Connolly, a senior baseball writer at The Athletic, wrote on Twitter: “Sorry to upstage Flag Day with personal news. Friday is my last day @TheAthletic, cuz of its decision to move on from localized beat coverage. This is my 23rd season covering O’s (5 for TA). Thanks to awesome teammates there & readers who […]

The Athletic lays off 20 reporters — roughly four percent workforce

The following excerpt was sent out from The New York Times: The Athletic, the sports news outlet owned by The New York Times, laid off nearly 4 percent of its newsroom on Monday. David Perpich, the publisher of The Athletic, and Steven Ginsberg, its executive editor, announced “a significant reorganization” of the newsroom in a […]