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Gannett – Why Work For Us?

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Gannett is an international media and marketing solutions company and one of the largest, most geographically diverse local media companies in the U.S. Through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and print products, the company informs and engages more than 110 million people every month. 

The company’s portfolio of trusted brands offers marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and customizable, innovative marketing solutions across any platform. As a digital media leader, the company provides access to outstanding content on many different platforms and digital marketing services to businesses that help them use digital technology more effectively.

Gannett’s iconic national brands, such as USA TODAY and CareerBuilder, as well as its unique local brands serving 112 communities, set the company apart and provide a strong brand advantage. Gannett’s properties cover a wide range of geographies, demographics and content areas, which combine to form a uniquely powerful and comprehensive portfolio of offerings for consumers and commercial clients alike.

Gannett owns or services through shared service agreements or other similar agreements 42 television stations. Excluding owner-operators, Gannett is the No. 1 NBC affiliate group; No. 1 CBS affiliate group; and the No. 4 ABC affiliate group. These stations cover 30% of the U.S. population in markets with nearly 35 million households.

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Our Purpose

To serve the greater good of our nation and the communities we serve.

Our Mission

We are on a relentless quest to provide trusted news and information and to actively support the people and businesses in the communities we serve.

Our Vision

We envision a world where the communities we serve are growing and thriving because of the difference we make every day.

Our Values

Community: We’re better together.
Integrity: Do the right thing.
Innovative: Be bold. Take risks.
Commitment: Have courage. Do what must be done.
Results driven: Be accountable. Deliver.
Flexible: Adapt. Move forward.
Inclusive: Respect and reflect the community.

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Gannett Foundation

Since its founding nearly 20 years ago, Gannett Foundation — with the help of Gannett employees — has given more than $171 million to thousands of charitable projects across the U.S. and the U.K. Last year alone Gannett Foundation made more than 1,000 grants and matched more than 3,900 employee donations to non-profits for a total of $6.9 million.

People Helping People

Many Gannett employees make the world a better place by volunteering in their own communities. They conduct food, clothing and shoe drives, donate thousands of books to the local schools and libraries, collect gifts for needy children during the holidays and raise money for many important causes.

Rally Community Action

Millions of people, including Gannett employees, and many businesses come together on the fourth Saturday in October to participate in Make A Difference Day. It is the largest national day of helping others and is sponsored by USA WEEKEND and its 700 carrier newspapers.

Gannett Reviews

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    Good Company, but Needs to Share Ideas About the Future of the Industry.

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    Former Employee - Operation Coordinator in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Operation Coordinator in Indianapolis, IN

    I worked at Gannett full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good People, no more "boys club" atmosphere, ability to move up. Great benefits, good management, zero tolerance for harassment, great HR.

    Cons

    Is paper media dying? I think a lot of the worry in a job is how the future is going to shape it. When I worked there I constantly felt like there was an ambiance of "the sky is falling" over the lack of paper sales, and management could share ideas earlier to keep employees focused on work and less worried for job security.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Share the sentiment that newspapers still have a lot of life to give if that's what you feel. Tell it to the people you manage.

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    No opinion of CEO

Gannett Interviews

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Updated Nov 20, 2014

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    Anonymous Employee in Fisher, IL
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    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Gannett.

    Interview Details

    I had one phone interview and two interviews on site. The first team of interviewers did not ask many questions, and I found myself trying to 'lead' the interview. The second person who I interviewed with seemed as if I was wasting his time. It wasn't a pleasant experience.

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Additional Info

Website www.gannett.com
Headquarters McLean, VA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1906
Type Company - Public (GCI)
Industry Media
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 110 million people every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties. Our portfolio of trusted brands offers marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and customizable, innovative marketing solutions across... More

Mission: We are on a relentless quest to provide trusted news and information and to actively support the people and businesses in the communities we serve.

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