Covington, Kentucky

14 Lose Jobs at Cincinnati Enquirer, Includes NKY Court/Crime Reporter

Fourteen employees at the Cincinnati Enquirer were let go on Thursday as part of the most recent round of layoffs at the dwindling local daily.

Northern Kentucky courts and crime reporter Jim Hannah was among the layoffs, The River City News learned from sources familiar with the employee reduction.

Other cuts, which ranged from writers, editors, and photographers included, according to sources, David Holthaus (editorial editor) and Mark Emral (Community Press editor).

Two photographers and a graphics employee were also part of the cuts.

Last August, the Enquirer laid off employees and all but closed its Kentucky office in Ft. Mitchell, moving its Northern Kentucky editorial presence to Cincinnati.

-Michael Monks, editor