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Columbus Dispatch lays off veteran reporters, others as parent company restructures

May 24, 2019 - Columbus Business First (Ohio)

The Columbus Dispatch laid off six staffers on Thursday as parent company GateHouse Media began nationwide restructuring.

In a column published Friday morning, Dispatch Editor Alan Miller said the company "lost several colleagues on Thursday to layoffs resulting from the significant pressures on the newspaper industry." He did not include the names of impacted employees or the number of jobs cut.

Poynter, in its coverage of the GateHouse's companywide cuts, said the Dispatch eliminat...