Roanoke Times

Roanoke, VA

Layoff Date:

April 12, 2021

Laid Off Employees:


Laid Off Percent:

Source: WSLS
"Roanoke’s newspaper now has fewer people working to give you the news. On Monday, Iowa-based Lee Enterprises announced it plans to lay off nine people at The Roanoke Times, according to the Timesland News Guild, the newsroom’s union. The cuts being imposed will reduce the newsroom to a staff of 37, down from 46 reporters, photographers, copy editors, editors and other professionals. Lee Enterprises plans to eliminate four reporters, one digital editor, one copyeditor and three editorial assistants, according to the union"
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