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McClatchy Overview

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Sacramento, CA
5001 to 10000 employees
1857
Company - Public (MNI)
Media
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Gannett, Tribune Publishing

Working at McClatchy

McClatchy is a leading news and information provider dedicated to the values of quality journalism, free expression and community service. Every day, our talented employees create and deliver award-winning journalism and advertising solutions to growing audiences and businesses ... Read more

Mission: We strive to always be a trusted source with a clear understanding of our audiences' wants, needs, desires and goals; a true partner in every sense of the word.

McClatchy Reviews

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Luis Obispo, CA
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at McClatchy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Growing company, staying on the edge of digital technology and adjusting fast. Leaders have strong vision and leadership. Great training for new hires.

    Cons

    Not matching 401k, currently on pay freeze

    Advice to Management

    Need to get back to taking care of your people, match 401k offer stock options for employees, freezing pay increases is so 2009.

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McClatchy Interviews

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at McClatchy.

    Interview

    Good series of remote and in-person interviews with a variety of people in the company. I had Skype calls for the first round with different managers, then in-person interviews at the company.

    Interview Questions

    • After being asked to review the publiations, asked how I would change the approach to content?   Answer Question
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Company Updates

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    Sacramento Bee celebrates its 160th anniversary

    As The Sacramento Bee celebrates its 160th year of publication, step back in time and view our most memorable news photographs. From presidents to serial killers, floods to infernos, The Bee's photojournalists have captured the moments of our unfolding narrative.

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    McClatchy | News Release

    "To reach our goals we know we need to transform nearly every area of our business: from our sales structure to our newsrooms, to our business processes and cost structure, to the ways we develop and release new and better products that meet the changing needs of our customers.

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McClatchy Awards & Accolades

  • Editorial Cartooning, Pulitzer, 2016
  • Finalist: Local Reporting, Pulitzer, 2016
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