A decade ago, WFYI’s on-air personalities mostly read local stories from other sources. With its four additions, WFYI will have 15 staffers dedicated to gathering, reporting and disseminating local stories statewide and beyond.
Brian Phillips and Jacob Leffler, who co-founded digital advertising agency The Basement in 2007, launched an iPhone app last month that allows people to borrow and lend items that spend more time in storage than in usage.
The giant media firm's target was elusive from the beginning. It revealed in the spring that it was offering $388 million for the Chicago company, which it said refused to partake in "constructive discussions."