Journal Communications

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI

I worked at Journal Communications full-time (more than a year)

Pros

Interesting and diverse subject matter, local focus. If you're a local working here it gives you a strong sense of hometown pride.

Cons

Dying print newspaper business model, focus on new media needed. The interactive branch has been identified as the future of the company, but those in charge of staffing hire on the cheap instead of finding qualified individuals with appropriate skill sets. This affects all products and projects negatively in the end.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Clean house, start over with your digital design and development teams or start outsourcing to dedicated interactive firms.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Management Leading the Demise of Reputable Legacy Media

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI

    I have been working at Journal Communications

    Pros

    The people here are really dedicated to what they do and to the communities they serve. We have excellent relationships with our customers and a high trust factor with our customers.

    Cons

    Overall lack of leadership and direction. No one in the business seems to know how to get us to the next level or has the confidence to do anything but follow others in the industry. Legacy media suffers from a lack of new blood at the top which keeps us from being willing to try new things and shed things that don't work any more.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Great place to grow

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    Current Employee - Editor in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Editor in Milwaukee, WI

    I have been working at Journal Communications

    Pros

    As a young journalist, you will do everything. And work hard, too.

    Cons

    Downsizing. Doing more with less.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't forget what got you here. Web is important, but print is, too.

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
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