The federal Department of Labor is proposing an increase in the base salary level of exempt employees who work primarily by salary and do not receive overtime pay. The increase would be about a 50% jump in a single year from $23,660 to $35,308 annually.
Tom Schultz, managing editor of the Watertown Daily Times for 45 years and a full-time member of the newspaper’s staff for nearly 53 years, has announced his upcoming retirement. His retirement date will come in the near future after the paper transitions to a new managing editor.
Let’s all try to get out of the newsroom earlier. Here are some tips gained from years of seeing a life beyond the office.
The WNA Foundation will honor 12 industry leaders during this year’s Memorial Pylon ceremony at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, June 7, in Eagle River, Wis.
Gregory Stanford, whose career with The Milwaukee Journal and Journal Sentinel spanned four decades, died Saturday, April 6, of lung cancer.
Heidi Hodges, a veteran Door County journalist, is the new managing editor of the Washington Island Observer, the newspaper announced Thursday.
Michelle Jensen, the (Ashland) Daily Press’ newest reporter, was formally introduced to readers Thursday. She started at newspaper in February.
On April 3, House Antitrust Chairman David Cicilline and Rep. Doug Collins introduced the “Journalism Competition and Preservation Act.”
Steve McEnroe, a former Wisconsin photographer who spent the final 21 years of his career with the Rapid City (S.D.) Journal, died March 15, 2019. He was 67.
During a panel Friday, the Associated Press announced several changes to the AP Stylebook, including expanded guidance on race-related terms and a change that allows for use of the percent sign (%) when paired with most numerals.