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9 staffers laid off at The Palm Beach Post as part of Gannett/GateHouse merger

Posted at 4:21 PM, Feb 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-27 20:05:17-05

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — Nine staff members at The Palm Beach Post were laid off on Thursday as part of nationwide layoffs from the newspaper's parent company, Gannett.

WPTV confirms the employees were a mix of editorial and digital positions including writers, photographers, and designers, among others.

In addition, another staff member was cut from full-time to part-time.

Gannett recently merged with GateHouse Media to form the largest newspaper chain in the United States.

According to a report by Poynter, layoffs have occurred at at least 12 Gannett newspapers around the country.