Almost two months ago, Michael Roberts offered an all-star list of five Rocky Mountain News staffers that he suggested the Denver Post hire should the News shut down.
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Now, with the News's last day tomorrow, the Post has announced that it's adding a handful of News employees, and three of them were on Roberts's list: columnist Mike Littwin, workhorse reporter Lynn Bartels, and sports writer Dave Krieger.
Among others, the Post is also picking up columnists Tina Griego and Bill Johnson; editorial-page writer Vince Carroll; Penny Parker, who'll be penning a business column; and reporter Kevin Vaughan.