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McClatchy Company President & CEO Patrick J. Talamantes
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10 Ratings

    A company that still cares about journalism.

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    I worked at McClatchy Company full-time


    Meaningful work, great colleagues


    Media in this day and age isn't the most stable industry

McClatchy Company Interviews

Updated Sep 15, 2014
Updated Sep 15, 2014

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    Web Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cary, NC
    Anonymous Employee in Cary, NC
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at McClatchy Company.

    Interview Details

    20 minute quiz then 2 hour face to face interview with team and VP. Asked all kinds of work related questions. Wish it was shorter considering they based the decision on the quiz results anyways.

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Headquarters Sacramento, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1997
Type Company - Public (MNI)
Industry Media
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Gannett, Tribune Company

This company has gotten its clutches on quite a few newspapers. The McClatchy Company is the #3 newspaper business in the US (behind USA TODAY publisher Gannett and Tribune Company) with 30 daily papers boasting a combined circulation of about 2.3 million. Its portfolio includes The Kansas City Star, The Miami Herald, The Sacramento Bee (California), and the Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, Texas). McClatchy also publishes more than 40 non-daily newspapers in eight states and operates online news sites in conjunction with many of its papers. In addition, it has a 49% stake in... More

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