The New York Post is laying off and furloughing staffers as of Wednesday evening, former NY Post media business reporter Claire Atkinson tweeted.
“Good luck to those former colleagues affected by this,” Atkinson, currently an NBC News senior editor, tweeted Wednesday.
Multiple sources confirming layoffs and furloughs at The New York Post tonight. Good luck to those former colleagues affected by this.
— Claire Atkinson (@claireatki) April 29, 2020
Sources confirmed the staffing changes to the Daily Caller.
Gannett, one of America’s largest media companies, has also made big company-wide pay cuts and furloughs because of decreased advertising amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. (REPORT: Bob Iger To Forgo Salary, Top Disney Executives Take Pay Cuts Amid Coronavirus Crisis)
The NY Post did not immediately respond to a request for comment from the Daily Caller.