Baltimore Sun looking to buy out columnists, critics, copy editors

Daily Record

The Tribune-owned Baltimore Sun told the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild Wednesday that it wants to cut 20 to 25 positions, including 10 in the newsroom. The Sun aims to buy out two columnists, two critics, an editorial writer, two copy editors, two design editors and a photographer, according to Andrea K. Walker, a business reporter and newsroom chair for The Sun’s guild unit. The paper says this is its first buyout offer since 2008.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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