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    The Oregonian’s Mark Katches is the Tampa Bay Times’ new executive editor

    On Monday, the Tampa Bay Times announced that Mark Katches will become the newspaper’s executive editor. The Poynter Institute owns the Times, and the Times’ last executive editor, Neil Brown, is now Poynter’s president.

    Katches comes to Florida from The Oregonian, where he has been editor since 2014. He’s also served as editor at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, where he led a newsroom that won two Pulitzers, and he helped start California Watch at the Center for Investigative Reporting.

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    Job cuts are coming to The Tampa Bay Times

    The Tampa Bay Times will eliminate some jobs as it prepares its budget for the upcoming year, Times Publishing Company Chairman and CEO Paul Tash announced in a memo to employees Monday.

    The job cuts come five months after the Poynter-owned Tampa Bay Times bought the Tampa Tribune, ending a decades-long turf war over subscribers and advertisers in Florida's Tampa Bay region.

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    USA Today Network hires vice president of investigative reporting

    Chris Davis, the Tampa Bay Times investigative editor who's shepherded three Pulitzer-winning projects to completion, will be vice president of investigative reporting for USA Today Network, the company announced Wednesday.

    In his new position, Davis will lead investigative reporting efforts at USA Today and throughout its parent company, which has recently rebranded its properties as the USA Today Network.

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    Tampa Bay Times buys and folds the Tampa Tribune

    The Poynter-owned Tampa Bay Times announced Tuesday afternoon that it has acquired The Tampa Tribune, ending a 29-year competitive battle in the bay region and creating the fifth-largest Sunday circulation newspaper in the nation.

    “The continued competition between the two newspapers was threatening to both,” said Times chairman and CEO Paul Tash. “There are very few cities that are able to sustain more than one daily newspaper, and the Tampa Bay region is not among them.”

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    Tampa Bay Times sells headquarters for $19 million

    The Tampa Bay Times on Friday announced the sale of its St. Petersburg, Florida headquarters for $19 million, becoming the latest regional newspaper to cash in on its real estate amid an industry-wide print advertising decline.

    The Tampa Bay Times, which is owned by The Poynter Institute, sold the downtown building to 490 First Avenue Owner LLC, a joint venture of Convergent Capital Partners and Denholtz Associates, according to a press release.

 
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