Gannett FAQ

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January 9, 2021

How are promotions handled at Gannett?

Pros

Gannett works to bring the best possible product to the market, but lack of organization on the part of managers leads to many balls getting dropped.

Cons

High burnout rate with lower-level positions Disorganized managers Unwillingness to grow with new media Lack of promotions

Lack of promotions

January 9, 2021

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January 12, 2020

What is the feeling of job security at Gannett?

Pros

Decent fringe benefits, work/life balance

Cons

Very low salary, no future direction, advancement or job security due to declining newspaper industry

Very low salary, no future direction, advancement or job security due to declining newspaper industry

January 12, 2020

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November 12, 2018

How are senior leaders perceived at Gannett?

Pros

The company does believe in communication and does review it's performance internally with employees. Good work/life balance.

Cons

Poor health benefits, leadership is more concerned with culture than with true improvement.

Advice to Management

Gannett is a a dying company, let it die.

Poor health benefits, leadership is more concerned with culture than with true improvement.

November 12, 2018

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July 30, 2018

What are some insights into the strategy or vision at Gannett?

Pros

Workplace flexibility. Benefits. PTO. When you get to work in the public, it's rewarding.

Cons

Terrible work atmosphere. Company is in downfall and laying people off left and right. No clear direction on local or corporate level. Communication is crap.

Advice to Management

Communication is key...

No clear direction on local or corporate level.

July 30, 2018

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May 20, 2019

How is diversity at Gannett?

Pros

Communication is top notch. Compensation is more than fair. The company is ahead of the curve on social issues, women's rights, LGBTQ, with a strong emphasis on diversity. Employees are encouraged to take risks and recognition is encouraged.

Cons

This is a difficult industry. Much disruption. The company is very challenged in the transition from print to digital.

Advice to Management

Consider unbundling the news package with diverse groupings such as sports, government, local, entertainment. Focus strongly on unique local news and happenings. Pound home the integrity of professionally reported news vs the blogosphere.

The company is ahead of the curve on social issues, women's rights, LGBTQ, with a strong emphasis on diversity.

May 20, 2019

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