JACKSONVILLE, Fla. A little over a month ago, Folio Weekly announced it was shutting down due to an economic freefall. A week ago, that changed when it announced it was making a comeback as Folio Weekly 2.0.
On Monday, News4Jax learned that its Attorney John Phillips whos giving the magazine a second life.
As first reported by News4Jaxs news partner the Jacksonville Daily Record, Phillips is hiring writers and staff, and he hopes to have a print issue out in July.
Were hiring, looking for people to give the rich diversity of Folio Weekly and bring it back such that people can tell stories and celebrate the positive in Jacksonville, he told the Daily Record.
pic.twitter.com/mzA61lYibM Folio Weekly (@folioweekly) June 9, 2020Phillips told the Record he hopes to create an archive of Folio stories that will be available online.