Report: More layoffs at State Journal

EAST LANSING, MI – Another round of layoffs reportedly has begun at the Lansing State Journal.

According to the City Pulse newspaper, seven people have been given layoff notices so far. The paper reports they include Circulation Director Diana Kennedy and Controller Mike Wieber. In addition, four have been laid off from the circulation department, and another from the business department.

The State Journal laid off 31 people last December, and 13 in August of last year.

Efforts to reach Publisher Brian Priester for comment were unsuccessful.