News Corp NWS -1.64% mentioned Wednesday that it’s closing its printing plant within the Bronx and transferring the publication of a number of of its newspapers based mostly in New York Metropolis to Queens.
Information Corp didn’t launch monetary particulars of the transfer however mentioned there could be job reductions. The Bronx plant employs greater than 500 staffers, together with truck drivers, pressmen and electricians, in addition to administration.
The corporate mentioned it plans to shift printing of The WSJ, Barron’s and the New York Publish to the New York Times Co.’s NYT 0.52% School Level plant. The three Information Corp publications are additionally printed at a variety of different places across the nation.
Information Corp didn’t present a timeline for the change however mentioned it might proceed to print on the Bronx plant whereas it negotiates with unions representing the plant’s staff.