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Sightline Media Group Overview

Vienna, VA
51 to 200 employees
1940
Subsidiary or Business Segment
News Outlet
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
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Sightline Media Group, formerly Gannett Government Media, is a global provider of news, information and marketing solutions in the military, defense, federal technology and C4ISR markets. Our award-winning, independent news organization spans the globe, from our headquarters in ... Read more

Mission: At Sightline Media Group, we envision a world where the communities we serve are growing and thriving because of the difference we make every day. We are on a relentless quest to provide trusted news and information and to actively support the people and businesses in our ... Read more

Sightline Media Group Reviews

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    I have been working at Sightline Media Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Improving company culture, great and fun colleagues, digital emphasis, management cares about our markets and brands. Wave of new talent coming in without baggage from past. Generally flexible work conditions. Commitment to journalism and integrity. Optimism about future.

    Cons

    Parent company hordes cash for other acquisitions and needs to pay bills and expenses more timely. Laptops and office equipment are antiquated and broken. Most people from the TEGNA/Gannett days with negative attitudes have left but a handful cling on. There is no HR person.

    Advice to Management

    Keep in transforming the business but invest in better technology. Keep going digital and bringing in new talent. Get parent company to pay bills on time and learn the business better.

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Sightline Media Group Photos

Sightline Media Group photo of: Filming Military Times SitRep
Sightline Media Group photo of: Our CFO Larry St. Cyr reps TEGNA, our new parent company after the digital split with Gannett.
Sightline Media Group photo of: Defense News TV with Vago Muradian
Sightline Media Group photo of: Our staff travels around the world to tell the stories of the communities we serve.
Sightline Media Group photo of: Peter Lundquist (left) and Mark Flinn (right) say goodbye to our 2015 Service Members of the Year
Sightline Media Group photo of: 2015 Service Members of the Year newsroom tour
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Sightline Media Group Interviews

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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cincinnati, OH
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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Sightline Media Group (Cincinnati, OH) in February 2015.

    Interview

    Passed initial phone interview and a time and date was set for an in person interview, without my input as to the time and date. When I expressed concern that I may not be able to make the date and time that was set without any input from me, I was told my resume had been withdrawn from the applicant pool. Thank goodness - because I would never want to work for a company that sets meetings prior to consulting the other party about the time and date.

    Interview Questions

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