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Rogers Media to cut 200 TV, radio, publishing and admin jobs

Last Updated Jan 25, 2016 at 10:29 am PDT

(Source: facebook.com/Rogers)

TORONTO – Rogers Media has told employees that the company’s workforce will be reduced by four per cent, affecting 200 jobs in television, radio, publishing and administration.

The Toronto-based company says the cuts are part of efficiency efforts at Rogers Communications (TSX:RCI.B), one of Canada’s largest telecom companies.

A memo to Rogers Media staff says the job cuts will begin in February and will conclude as soon as possible.

It didn’t immediately identify which indivdual people, programs, publications or locations will be affected.

Rogers Media operates 24 TV stations, 52 radio stations, 57 publications and 93 websites.

Rogers is the parent company of NEWS 1130.