Eugene Weekly has put together a list of who’s departing from The Register-Guard following the sale of the locally owned newspaper to GateHouse Media. The sale closes March 1.
The biggest surprise, and one we didn’t see coming, is the departure of Jackman Wilson, long-time editorial page editor.
These names come from a variety of sources, all unofficial. Please let us know of any additions or subtractions for the list.
Retired, laid off or departing as of Feb. 28 or earlier:
- Publisher Logan Molen
- Managing Editor Dave Baker
- Editorial Page Editor Jackman Wilson
- Assistant Presentation Editor/Design Tom Penix
- Team editor Theresa Novak
- Copy editor Dan Buckwalter
- Reporter Sherri Buri McDonald
- Chief Information Officer Rick Baker
- Advertising sales executive Timmy Baker
- Advertising sales executive Kim Olsen
- Business office Robert Woodbyrne
Laid off as of May 1:
- Copy editor Michelle Nelson
- Copy editor Paul Johnson,
- Copy editor Dominic Baez
- Copy editor Eric Martin
- Copy editor Jon Ferguson
- Copy editor Jerry Fingal
- Sports copy editor Phil Lueck
- Sports copy editor Ashley Conklin
Laid off as of July 1:
- Dalie Sweeney in adbuilding/creative services.
So far, reporters and photographers have retained their jobs.