A lovely summer in Minneapolis
The Star Tribune’s cut 27 positions, mostly from the ranks of copy editors. Eleven staff members took a buyout, but the other fifteen were laid off last Wednesday and Thursday.
David Brauer has the names:
Copy editors (10 buyout-takers): Steve Fisher, Ann Wilhelmy, John McIntyre, Patty Pryor-Nolan, Sharon Hodge, Cyndi Nightengale, Jean Shea, Paulette Henderson, Tim O’Brien, and Sharon Kessler.
Copy editors (eight layoff victims): Lisa Hoff, Nancy Lo, Kelly Maynard, Mark Holland, Troy Melhus, Sherri Hildebrandt, Bill Crum, and David Gustafson.
News assistants (2): Chris Reusse (layoff), Christine O’Connor (buyout)
Photo editors (2): Jennifer Simonson, Tricia Drury.
Multimedia producer (1): Karen Paurus.
Read Brauer’s post to see some touching memorials for the staffers that are moving on.