NOTE: While not FL TV related…changes like this affect all media (possibly including M/G property WFLA-TV).
(from TampaBay.com) – RICHMOND, Va. – Media General, Inc. said today it will consolidate copy editing and page design for its three metro newspapers, The Tampa Tribune, Richmond Times-Dispatch and Winston-Salem Journal.
The consolidated metro editing and design operation will have two groups, one in Tampa, Fla. , and one in Richmond, Va. The operation will be led by a single managing editor located at the Richmond facility. Each of the two groups will have primary responsibility for particular sections and pages for all three metro newspapers. The next steps are to select the managing editor, install common production software and establish common design elements that will facilitate production efficiencies. The consolidated operation is expected to start up in the third quarter of this year….Cont….