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WBUR offers buyouts to staff members

Cuts have begun at WBUR Radio (90.9 FM), with CEO Margaret Low announcing that the station needs to reduce spending by $4 million, or about 10%, in the fiscal year that begins July 1. Employees are being offered a voluntary buyout, although it’s not expected to be enough. “We anticipate that we’ll still need to freeze some open roles and do layoffs, but we’re hoping to eliminate as few jobs as possible,” Low wrote on the WBUR website. Aidan Ryan of The Boston Globe has more.


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1 Comment

  1. Aaron Read

    And the news we all expected just dropped. There was no way GBH was magically avoiding the same financial pressures that’re hitting WBUR so hard. Oh well. 🙁

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