One in four 2007 U.S. newspaper jobs gone
by Sharon Hill
12 Mar 2012The U.S. Council of Economic Advisors, with LinkedIn, just completed its Economic Report of the President, in which it studied shrinking U.S. industries. Newspapers, at a layoff rate of 28.4 percent topped the list. Next were retail, building materials and automotive, with drops
Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.