- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I worked at McClatchy Company full-time (More than 10 years)RecommendsNeutral OutlookRecommendsNeutral Outlook
For the most part, the people care about doing good journalism. Most are willing and eager to learn new technologies to do their jobs better.
Cutbacks in recent years have really hurt the mission. A lot of good reporters, editors and others have lost their jobs. The newspapers -- and their readers -- have suffered. Also, like many media companies, the older management types don't listen to the younger generation nearly enough.
Advice to Management
Listen to and trust the younger, digital generation. Don't just say you'll do it -- actually do it. They're smart, talented and have lots of great ideas. There are still way too many old-school white guys in their 50s and 60s making all the decisions. Younger voices in management positions would be refreshing.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at McClatchy Company (Cary, NC).
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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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...