Layoffs at Boston.com
Boston.com‘s general manager and editor in chief are out, along with the reduction of 12 full-time staff positions. Editor in chief Tim Molloy has left after spending less than a year in the role. He will be replaced by Kaitlyn Johnston, who has been Boston.com’s deputy editor since March. Molloy joined Boston.com from TheWrap.com where he served as editor in chief and before that served as managing editor at TVGuide.com. Before joining Boston.com, Johnson oversaw digital operations at Boston Magazine.
Also leaving the site is general manager Corey Gottlieb, who has announced that he will has joined DraftKings to serve as VP, content. Replacing him will be Eleanor Cleverly, who has been Boston.com’s executive director of digital strategy and operations since September 2014.
Also out are social media and sports producer Steve Silva, who was the creator of the Boston Dirt Dogs Red Sox Blog; and news writer, layout editor and overnight producer Jon Palmer, who had joined the site in 2011 as a travel and web intern.
Thanks to everyone who made my nearly four years at boston dot com a swell time. Best of luck and keep doing great work.
— Jon Palmer (@JonPalmerBDC) September 15, 2015
In addition, staff writer Jordan Lebeau, arts and entertainment writer Rachel Raczka, and sportswriter Braden Campell have been let go, as well as producer David Stewart, and health producer and reporter Chelsea Rice.
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