Media General is reducing its Washington, D.C bureau reporting staff from six reporters to four. It will no longer have regional and national correspondents, but rather four multimedia journalists working through a new bureau Web site and it is eliminating its military reporter.
Editor and Publisher reports current bureau chief Marsha Mercer will remain in charge. Two more multimedia reporters and a web producer will be added.
Washington staffers plan to feature their reporting on a new Web site: www.MGWashington.com.