As part of its ongoing 165th anniversary celebration, the Richmond Times-Dispatch ran a special 12-page section in the Sunday, June 14, edition.
The comprehensive publication included historic front pages, factoids, events and a behind-the-scenes glimpse of our team, as well as information about our multi-platform products, updated branding and community involvement. In addition to informing readers about the many Times-Dispatch services, "RTD @ 165" serves as an innovative model section for local companies interested in telling their stories, and a primer for new hires and company guests.MORE
Recently, a former newspaper carrier filed a wage claim with the North Carolina Department of Labor, claiming employee status at a daily newspaper in the state. The newspaper carrier filed with the state Department of Labor, rather than federal DOL, because the federal wage and hour law contains a complete exemption for newspaper carriers; the North Carolina wage and hour law does not.
Of course, the newspaper stated that the individual was an independent contractor, not an employee. As part of its investigation, the North Carolina Department of Labor asked the company to provide specific information, in order to determine whether there was an employer/employee relationship.More
Justin Dearborn, chief executive officer of tronc, Inc., has been named chairman of the board of tronc. Michael Ferro is retiring from the Board of Directors as the company prepares to close on the $500 million sale of the Los Angeles Times to local ownership.More
McClatchy has named Mike Fannin as regional editor for the Midwest Region. Fannin, currently executive editor and vice president of The Kansas City Star, will continue to lead the The Kansas City Star and oversee three additional newsrooms including The Wichita Eagle in Kansas, the Belleville News-Democrat in Illinois, and the Star-Telegram in Fort Worth, Texas.More