Monday, March 29, 2010

Daytona Beach News-Journal to Lay Off 48 People

The Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal's new owners have announced that they plan to cut 10 percent of the newspaper's staff, amounting to 48 people, the newspaper's website reported today.

The 48 employees were offered a severance package, chief executive manager James Hopson said, according to the report. The newspaper had a workforce of 470. Michael Redding will become publisher on Thursday when Halifax Media takes control of he newspaper.

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