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MediaNews Vice Chairman and CEO Dean Singleton
Dean Singleton
12 Ratings
  • It was okay

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at MediaNews full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good, knowledgeable people to work with.

    Cons

    Management can't stay focused. Ruthless -- even to each other.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing to say.


MediaNews Interviews

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    Territory Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hayward, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at MediaNews (Hayward, CA).

    Interview

    I could spell avocado in the beginning, pass a math quiz and spelling.

    Negotiation

    I started with the minimum wage benefits and vacations from a week up to five plus I had a large amount of sick leave built up.

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America's Largest Private Companies , Forbes, 2008

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Website www.medianewsgroup.com
Headquarters Denver, CO
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1987
Type Company - Private
Industry Media
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

MediaNews Group has part of the news media in its folds. The company operates more than 50 daily newspapers serving markets in about a dozen states. Its portfolio includes The Denver Post, the St. Paul Pioneer Press, and the San Jose Mercury News. The papers boast a total circulation of about 2.5 million. MediaNews also operates websites for all of its papers, hosted and supported by its MediaNews Group Interactive division. The company also owns a CBS affiliate TV station in Anchorage, Alaska, and four radio stations in Texas. Holding company Affiliated Media, which owns ... More

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