TVNewser FishbowlDC AgencySpy TVSpy LostRemote PRNewser SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

LA Times To Take Over OC Register Delivery

From the OC Register website:

The Orange County Register will be delivered to homes and vending machines by the Los Angeles Times starting in September, the two newspapers announced this morning.

The distribution agreement is anticipated to give the Register seven-figure savings a year in payroll and warehousing costs, said Larry Riley, vice president of circulation and distribution.

For the Times, the Register will become its largest commercial delivery contract.

The change will impact 721 independent contractors who currently deliver the Register and approximately 55 full-time and 143 part-time workers, who will be laid off, Riley said.

Read the full article here.

Found via Ed Padgett

Mediabistro Course

Overcoming Writer's Block

Overcoming Writer's BlockUse proven tools and exercises to get back to writing! Starting July 15, learn a process that will help you pinpoint your optimal writing conditions, structure your time and build a framework to increase your productivity. Register now!