We have been told that the award winning veteran city government beat reporter for the Augusta Chronicle has been “laid off,” in a cost cutting move by the paper’s owner. I am working to confirm details for this afternoon’s radio show…but we hear Susan McCord has been “downsized.”
McCord is one of the “last (wo)men standing” from the days of the Morris ownership era at the Chronicle. She was by far their most experienced local reporter on any beat!
It is no secret that The Augusta Press has been trying to recruit Susan for some time, hoping to reunite her with other AC superstar veterans like Sandy Hodson, Sylvia Cooper, and Charmain Brackett.
Here’s to hoping that reunion takes place SOON!