McClatchy consolidates production desks in North Carolina

The McClatchy Co. will move design and copy editing for its 30 newspapers to a central hub in Charlotte, N.C., the reports.

“All West News Desk colleagues have been offered jobs at the McClatchy Publishing Center and will have the opportunity to work virtually,” said Gary Wortel, president and publisher of The Sacramento Bee and McClatchy’s West regional publisher.

“By consolidating our news desks we achieve cost savings in the layout and production of our print product as well as operational efficiencies,” he said.