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Arizona Republic Layoff List of the Month: Positions Slashed From Web, Copy Desk, Design Staff and More

 

 

 

 

Here's our leaked list of news-side people let go in the current round of Arizona Republic layoffs, which are part of a nationwide Gannett reduction:

Laura McBride, Jennifer Johnson, Dave Lumia, Ralph Zubiate, Heather Wells [copy editor], Jeremie Lederman, Bobby Boos, Theresa Cano, David Proffitt [City Life editor], Jenny Poon, Marcia Hammond, Nicki Escudero [amp.az content manager], John Davis, Jerry McElfresh, Mark Watters, Christine Keith, Ed Perkins, Jana Aguirre, Laura Jablonski [online ad director].

As in previous posts like this, we acknowledge the unofficial nature of this information, which comes from deep within the bowels of the Republic's headquarters. If any names are incorrect [or you know of any to add], please feel free to write in.


Tweets on the subject can be found, for those so inclined, by searching for "#azrlayoffs" on twitter.com.

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Ray Stern has worked as a newspaper reporter in Arizona for more than two decades. He's won numerous awards for his reporting, including the Arizona Press Club's Don Bolles Award for Investigative Journalism.