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Sun-Sentinel Cuts

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Moderator1, May 19, 2011.

  1. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    From The Pipeline:

    Sun Sentinel whacked at least 7 from its newsroom Wednesday.

    2 news managers, 2 graphic artists, one features copy editor, one news copy editor and one sports copy editor/online producer.
  2. mediaguy

    mediaguy Well-Known Member

    I was just patting Sentinel on the back for filling job in sports. Oh well.
  3. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    It blows my mind that so many places are regarding copy editors as the most disposable position on the staff.
  4. dkphxf

    dkphxf Member

    I firmly believe in the importance of good copy editors, but it's hard to feed the beast with fewer writers.
  5. 1HPGrad

    1HPGrad Member

    Does this mean Orlando cuts are coming? If not ... that can't be going over well in Fort Lauderdale.
    That's one of the dangers when you start sharing resources and the big boss is at the less impacted shop. Raleigh-Charlotte have dealt with that issue for a few years.
  6. Drip

    Drip Active Member

  7. Desk_dude

    Desk_dude Member

    Word is the Sun Sentinel's staffing was higher than the other Tribune papers so cuts were made there. Few copy editors/designers remain, which is still too low despite many pages being done out of Chicago. The paper is down to three seniors editors (production, online, editorial page) and no top editor. The two Florida papers share one overall boss. Its newsroom is down to around 150 from a high a few years ago of 360.
  8. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    What's a news manager? An assistant Metro editor or something?
  9. SeanKennedy

    SeanKennedy Member

  10. Matt Stephens

    Matt Stephens Well-Known Member

    So true.
  11. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    Sunday enterprise editor

    Print Platform Manager
  12. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

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