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GateHouse Media Overview

Fairport, NY
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
GateHouse Media is America’s largest publisher of daily newspapers with more than 600 community and business publications, including 121 dailies, along with more than 525 local websites. Our websites reach 37 million unique visitors and deliver nearly 250 million page ... Read more

Mission: At GateHouse Media, our mission is to deliver high quality and trusted journalism, products and services that enrich the communities we serve – our readers, commercial partners, employees and investors.

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GateHouse Media CEO Kirk Davis
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  • "Once had great vision but lost it along with much talent."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fairport, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fairport, NY
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    I worked at GateHouse Media full-time (More than 3 years)


    Some really great people and brains in the newspaper industry. This company owns a few great properties filled with passion and drive.


    Talent and loyalty is rarely recognized while layoff is always a possibility. Local properties are micromanaged and it's made clear, profit is top priority.

    Advice to Management

    If you really want to make a difference in this industry, save your talent at all costs.

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    Page Designer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
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    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at GateHouse Media (Austin, TX).


    The interview was very short and straight forward. They definitely up-sold the idea of working for the company and how much growth came with the opportunity. They have a tendency to make the position seem like it allows more creativity than it does. They claim to seek out creative, skilled designers, but it doesn't take either of those to handle a cookie-cutter method of design. Once a creative designer realizes this, the enthusiasm for work declines greatly.

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