Posts Tagged ‘layoffs’

“Back Out There…” Nov. 2013


It’s been a little more than two weeks since “The Turk” delivered the abrupt news that I’d be out of a job, along with three other staff photographers, and three longtime editors at the newspaper I’d worked at for nearly 7 years here in New York. Ironically, that’s more time on staff at this paper […]

*”It’s Been Some Week…” 1 – 8•Nov.•13


It’s been a week since I was laid-off unceremoniously with the three other staff photographers from our paper, the Times Herald-Record in Middletown, NY. Here’s what it looked like the next day, on Saturday afternoon, when we had to return to the office to remove our personal items, as there would be less people in […]

” – 30 – ” It’s Over. The End. 1•Nov.•13


My professional digital camera bodies and lenses stored in the trunk of the company vehicle in Greenwood Lake, NY on Friday, November 1, 2013. Layoffs came to four staff photographers (including myself) and three longtime newsroom editors today at the Times Herald-Record, a Gatehouse Media owned paper in Middletown, NY.   © Today was one […]

Chicago Sun-Times Wipes Out Entire Photo Staff. 30•May•13


This is another sad day in Journalism. Particularly Photojournalism. When a major metropolitan newspaper decimates it’s entire photography staff, including Pulitzer-Prize winning photographer John H. White the industry as we photographers know it is doomed.  ~cg.   *(Video interview here with former Chicago Sun-Times staff…) Here’s how tomorrow’s Chicago Sun-Times might very well […]