What’s Behind the Rogers Layoffs?

By on Jan, 25 2016 with Comment 1

Rogers-LogoCanada’s Rogers Media plans to cut a total of 200 jobs across their radio, television and publishing divisions next week.

The cuts represent about 4% of its workforce.

“We have identified cost efficiencies in production, operations and procurement, and have made the difficult decision to reduce head count, primarily affecting conventional TV, radio, publishing and back-office positions,” the company said in a statement, citing “softening advertising market, fierce competition from global players and shifting audience consumption habits” for the decision.

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About The Author: Leslie Stimson has been a reporter for 35+ years, starting in radio news. She’s spent the last 20 years reporting for radio trades.

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