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More layoffs at Asheville Citizen-Times

More layoffs at Asheville Citizen-Times

Gannett, the newspaper’s corporate parent company, earlier this month announced it was cutting less than 1 percent of its workforce as part of restructuring.

by September 18, 2017 12 comments Asheville News
Former Asheville Citizen-Times publisher, editorial writers launch commentary site

Former Asheville Citizen-Times publisher, editorial writers launch commentary site

Carolina Commentary encourages news organizations to share their editorials.

by July 7, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville scores final water win

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville scores final water win

Also, Hi-Wire has replaced a pale ale with a new IPA as a year-round flagship beer, and more.

by December 23, 2016 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: More tacos coming to Asheville as Mountain Madre, BarTaco prepare to open

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: More tacos coming to Asheville as Mountain Madre, BarTaco prepare to open

Also, the Asheville Art Museum is planning to open temporary offices on Biltmore Avenue, and much more.

by October 31, 2016 6 comments Asheville News, feature
Sacked! Asheville Citizen-Times lays off 9, including Tony Kiss, the Beer Guy

Sacked! Asheville Citizen-Times lays off 9, including Tony Kiss, the Beer Guy

The latest round of newspaper layoffs is more evidence of the unstoppable decline in print advertising.

by October 25, 2016 9 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Sonora restaurant, Crucible bar now open in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Sonora restaurant, Crucible bar now open in Asheville

Also, Crucible bar in the River Arts District is open, and much more.

by October 25, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Hardy set to oversee Asheville Citizen-Times newspaper as new Gannett regional editor

Hardy set to oversee Asheville Citizen-Times newspaper as new Gannett regional editor

In her new job, Hardy will oversee the news-gathering efforts of four newspapers.

by September 29, 2016 2 comments Asheville News, feature
With Awtry out as Asheville Citizen-Times editor, who will lead the newsroom of the future?

With Awtry out as Asheville Citizen-Times editor, who will lead the newsroom of the future?

Awtry oversaw a dramatic newsroom reorganization and oversaw another round of layoffs during his short tenure.

by March 4, 2016 5 comments Asheville News
Raleigh News & Observer: DMV admits mistake in refusing Asheville woman voter ID

Raleigh News & Observer: DMV admits mistake in refusing Asheville woman voter ID

The DMV has promised to make up for initially turning Reba Bowser away.

by February 12, 2016 4 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times goes all out on Bigfoot coverage

Asheville Citizen-Times goes all out on Bigfoot coverage

It’s a lame story, the daily newspaper can’t seem to get enough of it. Why? Because it brings precious website clicks.

by January 29, 2016 5 comments Opinion
Asheville Citizen-Times jacks price of a single copy of daily newspaper to $1.50

Asheville Citizen-Times jacks price of a single copy of daily newspaper to $1.50

The newspaper is fighting a losing battle: steep price increases drive down the sale of single copies of the newspaper.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Izzy’s Coffee House opens in West Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Izzy’s Coffee House opens in West Asheville

Also, the Asheville Convention and Visitors Bureau revises hotel occupancy numbers for October, and much more.

by January 18, 2016 1 comment Asheville News
It’s deadline time for Asheville Citizen-Times buyout offers; will lay-offs follow?

It’s deadline time for Asheville Citizen-Times buyout offers; will lay-offs follow?

Just last year, the Asheville Citizen-Times laid off two employees and forced several others out through a “reorganization.”

Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Jon Ostendorff to join WLOS as investigative reporter

Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Jon Ostendorff to join WLOS as investigative reporter

Gannett environmental reporter Tonya Maxwell will replace Ostendorff as the Citizen-Times’ investigative reporter.

by May 4, 2015 4 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Has Asheville lost its weird, and more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Has Asheville lost its weird, and more

Also, Asheville’s first home built from recycled shipping containers is finished and Bold Rock Hard Cider looks to Buncombe County for temporary production facility space.

by December 30, 2014 5 comments Asheville News
Opinion: Lack of immigrants voices in Asheville Citizen-Times coverage does community disservice

Opinion: Lack of immigrants voices in Asheville Citizen-Times coverage does community disservice

Do migrant residents’ connection to this region make them “part of this community,” or do they remain apart, as problems for the rest of “us” to solve?

by November 25, 2014 10 comments Opinion
Former Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Paul Clark hired as Black Mountain News editor

Former Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Paul Clark hired as Black Mountain News editor

Clark is the third former Citizen-Times reporter to return to Gannett in recent weeks.

by November 18, 2014 5 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom of the future: New faces abound post-layoffs

Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom of the future: New faces abound post-layoffs

Also, former Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Joel Burgess is set to return the newspaper on Monday.

by October 22, 2014 8 comments Asheville News
News obit: Henry Robinson, first African-American reporter at Asheville Citizen-Times, dies

News obit: Henry Robinson, first African-American reporter at Asheville Citizen-Times, dies

Robinson, who started at the newspaper in the late 1960s, covered everything from sports to religion.

by September 30, 2014 2 comments Asheville News
The short goodbye: Tuesday was last day for Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom staffers out under reorg

The short goodbye: Tuesday was last day for Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom staffers out under reorg

Veteran reporter Barbara Blake and photographer John Coutlakis bid farewell in two very different columns, one nostalgic, one gut-wrenching.

by September 3, 2014 5 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times posts job listings days after layoffs as newsroom reorg shakes out

Asheville Citizen-Times posts job listings days after layoffs as newsroom reorg shakes out

The Citizen-Times has yet to explain who is doing what under the “newsroom of the future” reorganization, but a few roles are clear.

by August 28, 2014 8 comments Asheville News
Weighing the impact of a smaller, reorganized Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom

Weighing the impact of a smaller, reorganized Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom

At least one email circulating among Asheville business leaders strikes a note of concern and urges people to contact the Citizen-Times.

by August 11, 2014 2 comments Asheville News
Update: Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom staffers reapply for jobs under restructuring

Update: Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom staffers reapply for jobs under restructuring

At least four newsroom employees have decided not to reapply for their jobs, including reporter Barbara Blake, who has been at the newspaper for four decades.

by August 6, 2014 26 comments Asheville News
More Asheville Citizen-Times copy editing from 400 miles away as Gannett consolidates workflow

More Asheville Citizen-Times copy editing from 400 miles away as Gannett consolidates workflow

The likely results? The remaining copy editors in Asheville will be re-assigned, and more editing errors.

by July 28, 2014 8 comments Asheville News

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