Saturday, February 21, 2009

Virginian-Pilot Lays Off 30

The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk is cutting 30 jobs, including six in the newsroom. This newspaper is known for good design and good photography and recently hired Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Preston Gannaway away from the Rocky Mountain News.

The cuts come as the Virginian-Pilot stops printing a free weekly arts publication, Port Folio, and a monthly multicultural publication called Mix. The newspaper's publisher blames a lack of advertising for the cuts.

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