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Hardworking, dedicated professionals but corporate management out of touch

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsWork with people who care about their communities, are dedicated to the craft of journalism

ConsPoor pay, high health insurance costs, lack of 401K match (while I was there). Lack of resources, equipment (up-to-date computers, photography, video equipment).

Advice to Senior ManagementMake better business decisions and provide employees with even modest cost of living pay increases and the proper equipment to do the job.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    1 person found this helpful  

    I work with one of the papers owned by them.

    Multimedia Sales Executive (Current Employee)

    I have been working at GateHouse Media full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: The benefits are good, fairly flexible schedule. Cons: Management needs better communication skills. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Long hours, terrible pay, horrible communication.

    Reporter (Current Employee)

    I have been working at GateHouse Media full-time for more than a year


    Pros: The community-oriented local support staff are wonderful, hardworking people. In some areas, Gatehouse-owned publications are the only legit… Cons: Extensive personnel cuts; my paper is down to three full time news staff (including the managing editor), one full time sports editor, one part time… Advice to Senior Management: Realize that your community newspapers are more than a source of advertising revenue to the people they service. Stop forcing useless advertiser-appeasing fluff pieces on… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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