Charleston Gazette-Mail to lay off 200+ employees

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CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – The City of Charleston has received WARN notices from the Charleston Gazette-Mail.

According to Mayor Danny Jones, the Charleston Gazette-Mail will lay off around 206 employees being laid off on or around March 30, 2018.

“I am extremely saddened by what is basically the end of an era.  Hopefully, the new owners will give the current employees a new opportunity,” Mayor Jones said.

Mayor Jones also said the Charleston Gazette-Mail is being sold to Wheeling Newspapers.

We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available..

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