Top executives removed from Tampa Tribune, WFLA Ch 8, poor Tampa economy cited
- 11/3/11, "Media General replaces top Tampa Tribune, WFLA-Ch. 8 executives," St. Petersburg Times, Deggans
John Schueler, president of the company that controls Media General's Florida news operations, Florida Communications Group, has been transferred to an unspecified job in the company's Richmond, Va., headquarters.
Tampa Tribune publisher Denise Palmer, who also served as vice president of news for the Tampa market, and Cathy Helean, the company's Tampa vice president of marketing, also were replaced, with no new positions outlined.
The announcement came a day after the St. Petersburg Times announced a name change to the Tampa Bay Times effective Jan. 1...."There has been no economic recovery in Tampa since the downturn began in 2006," the memo said. "The impact has been most significant on our print operations. … We do, however, need to improve the financial performance of the newspaper.""...
- via Radio Daily News