The most recent closing was in Frankfort, where correspondent Ronnie Ellis retired this week. "Challenging market conditions prevent us from replacing Ronnie as a fulltime statehouse reporter at this time, and that’s also the reason we no longer operate a bureau in Austin," Ketter said via email.
"It is important to note we continue with full-time statehouse reporters in Massachusetts, New York, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Indiana and West Virginia," Ketter said. "Our largest dailies, along with a smattering of smaller ones, are located in these states."
|Ronnie Ellis accepts College Heights|
Herald Award, for contributions to
journalism, at his alma mater, Western
Kentucky University, last month.
CNHI merged in 2017 with Raycom Media, which has agreed to be purchased by Gray Television, which plans to sell the chain and/or its individual newspapers.