According to Richard Prince’s journal-isms, Sylvia is taking a company buyout, but will stay at the paper until mid-July to finish a project. She has nothing lined up yet after her Post departure.
Sylvia joined the paper in 1997. She previously worked at the Dallas Morning News for 4 1/2 years. Before that, she worked 16 years for Newsday and New York Newsday as a reporter and editor. She began her career in 1975 with United Press International.
More than 100 WP staffers have taken early retirement packages.