Tag Archives: Lee Enterprises
Layoffs Hit Post-Dispatch Newsroom
June 19, 2018
With revenues at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch continuing to decline, Lee Enterprises laid off four reporters and one photographer at the newspaper Monday. UMG's contract with the Post-Dispatch allows our members to volunteer to take the layoff in place of...
Mary Junck gets $500,000 bonus
March 27, 2012
According to a Lee Enterprises filing with the SEC, CEO Mary Junck has received a $500,000 bonus related to Lee's successful refinancing. Additionally, Carl Schmidt, vice president, CFO and treasurer, received a $250,000 bonus. Junck and Schmidt are the fiscal geniuses who way overpaid...
March 2, 2012
TNG International has a new website up and running and a new editor running things. There's a fresher look and an approach that feels more honest and straight from the shoulder. It's worth a look: www.newsguild.org Janelle Hartman,...
Lee Enterprises & bankruptcy: What are the odds?
September 21, 2011
By Jim Gallagher, Treasurer United Media Guild Lee Enterprises is struggling to refinance its debt, and that has implications for our jobs at the Post-Dispatch. The Guild will vigorously defend its members’ interest in this matter. Members have been asking...
Lee pushing to avoid bankruptcy
August 11, 2011
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Lee Enterprises is in the process of trying to cut a deal a with it's creditors to avoid bankruptcy. Read the full article here http://t.co/P9xjjZo The Guild is closely watching developments.