Thursday, February 26, 2009

Augusta Chronicle announces layoffs

The Augusta Chronicle reduced its workforce today according to Don Bailey, president of the newspaper. The positions were eliminated across a variety of departments. Mr. Bailey attributed the reductions to difficult economic conditions.

"Newspapers are experiencing the same financial challenges as other industries," he said. "The Chronicle is still a strong business and will continue to produce a great newspaper for our community. Like other companies, we are taking steps to reduce expenses and make our operations more efficient."

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