Sanoma Finland reorganizes freesheet operations

Screen shot 2012-10-30 at 7.43.51 AMSanoma Kaupunkilehdet, the freesheet operations of Sanoma Finland will be be included in the Helsingin Sanomat organisation.

Free sheet Vartti will no longer be published in the Helsinki ¬†region, the site Metrolive.fi will be taken down, Omakaupunki.hs.fi will serve as Metro’s new site,¬†while Metro will become part of the Helsingin Sanomat publishing house as well.

Through the operational reorganisation, 27 people will lose their jobs.

The last issues of Vartti in Helsinki, Espoo, Kauniainen, Vantaa will be published on 31 October. Metrolive.fi will be taken down on 31 October.

According to 4-traders: The reorganisation of Sanoma Kaupunkilehdet operations is part of overall Sanoma Group transformation process. (…) Similar programmes are in progress in other Sanoma units and countries.

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