Dallas biz reporter loses job in layoffs
by Chris Roush
TALKING BIZ NEWS EXCLUSIVE
Jason Roberson, who covered the business of health care for the Dallas Morning News for the past four years, was among the layoffs at the paper on Tuesday, a source on the business news desk confirmed to Talking Biz News.
A total of 38 journalists lost their jobs at the Belo paper.
Since joining the newspaper in 2007, Roberson has won first place journalism awards from the Dallas Bar Association and the Texas Medical Association.
During his 12-year journalism career he’s written about labor relations and the automotive industry for the Detroit Free Press; covered retail and manufacturing in Ohio at the Dayton Daily News; and written short business features for a host of weekly publications and magazines nationwide.
Roberson, a 2000 graduate of the University of North Texas, started his business journalism career with the Dallas Business Journal.