Los Angeles Times buyout list, spring '08

This updates the preliminary list I posted on March 4. It's based on my best information, but I'm sure there will be additions or deletions as better info comes in. I'll flag changes. In addition to the list below, national correspondent Stephanie Simon has jumped to the Wall Street Journal and Design Director, Features Christian Potter Drury has left the paper. The buyout list is after the jump, but since it's been a busy couple of days for Times-departure posts, here are this weekend's posts and other recent ones (newest at top):

LAT loses another top reporter
Welkos Wire signs off
Weinstein's exit email also chides Zell
More arrows for Zell
Departing LAT reporter zings Zell *
Times reporter's note to the 'resident bully'
Editor of 'The Guide' ankles
LAT holds on to Pulitzer winner

Departed Times staffers, with links where appropriate:

(Some were asked to stay beyond Friday, but most have left)

Kevin Crust, film writer in Calendar
Jennifer Delson, Orange County staff writer
Glenn Doggrell, design editor
Joan Fantazia, assistant copy chief
Robin Fields, Washington bureau reporter
Tom Furlong, deputy National editor
Laura Gutierrez, editorial hiring staff assistant
Greg Griggs, Ventura staff writer
Liz Hale, magazine deputy art director
Don Hunt, City desk weekend editor
Connie Kang, Metro staff writer
Greg Krikorian, federal court reporter
Myron Levin, Metro staff writer
Ela Lindsay, research assistant
Joe Mathews, Washington bureau staff writer
Alan Miller, Washington bureau staff writer
Sonia Nazario, Metro staff writer
Robyn Norwood, Sports writer
Charles Perry, food writer
Jonathan Peterson, Washington bureau staff writer
Gina Piccalo, film writer in Calendar
Jeff Rabin, Metro staff writer
Cecilia Rasmussen, Then and Now columnist
James Ricci, Metro staff writer
Ruth Ryon, Hot Property writer
Joel Sappell, special projects editor
John Spano, Metro courts staff writer
Lewis Segal, dance critic
Molly Selvin, Business staff writer
John Stewart, National news editor
Mike Terry, Sports writer
Tomas Alex Tizon, Seattle bureau chief
Cicely Wedgeworth, features copy editor
Henry Weinstein, legal affairs writer in Metro
Robert Welkos, film writer in Calendar
Nona Yates, politics desk researcher

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