We’re hearing that Zachary Lewis has been laid off in the latest round of cuts at the Cleveland Plain Dealer. He is among 22 newsroom staff to be let go.
That leaves the internationally renowned Cleveland Orchestra without coverage in its local newspaper.
Lewis was also the paper’s fitness columnist.
Cleveland can now go flabby.
Zach says: Thanks, all you wonderful people, for your kind words Friday upon my early retirement from The Plain Dealer. Your generous sentiments softened the blow of an ugly day. Even during this unusual and now, for me, additionally trying time, I have to say it’s comforting to feel so much warmth from so many sources. I’m one lucky guy.