Salt Lake Tribune Cuts One-Third of Newsroom
The fourth major round of layoffs since 2011
The cuts keep coming. The Salt Lake Tribune is the latest newspaper to drastically cut newsroom staff. On May 14, owner Paul Huntsman announced that the 147-year-old newspaper was cutting 34 newsroom employees out of 90, including well-known writers like political reporter and columnist Paul Rolly, who had been with the Tribune for 44 years. Other layoffs include 14 reporters, seven editors, five support staff, three photographers, two web producers, a graphic artist and an opinion writer. Employees who lost their jobs will receive severance pay and buyouts of unused vacation time.
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