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tronc Overview

Chicago, IL
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public (TRNC)
News Outlet
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
tronc, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRNC) is a media company rooted in award-winning journalism. Headquartered in Chicago, tronc operates newsrooms in ten markets with titles including the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, The Baltimore Sun, Orlando Sentinel, South ... Read more

tronc – Why Work For Us?

What do we do?

We draw content from our vast media portfolio, where the search for truth and dedication to our communities have earned 105 Pulitzers. We maintain the highest values of journalism while merging that content with an arsenal of digital tools. With them, we can exponentially enhance visual storytelling, catapult our ability to track and engage our audience and offer world-class journalism with a cutting-edge delivery system.

How are we different?

No other media company can match the power of our brands and the power of our technology. No other media company surpasses the brilliance of our content and the brilliance of a digital delivery system that makes content easier to consume across every platform. No other media brand is so intellectually distinguished and radically distinct at the same time. And the journey is only beginning.

Why do we exist?

To transform journalism, offering the world a new model of media companies. Where ingenious technology allows a storied portfolio of storytelling to be pooled, personalized and presented to every person on Earth at the speed of light. We are on a mission to scrupulously maintain the integrity and values of each journalistic brand while enhancing our ability to share and visualize our content.

What problem are we trying to solve?

In a media landscape ravaged by disruption, journalism retains its depth, credibility and trust, but has been slow to mobilize the full thrust of cuttingedge digital management tools. Digitally native enterprises, on the other hand, can harness such tools but can’t offer the substance of traditional journalism. So far, no one has cracked the code on how to merge the two worlds.

We're always searching for enthusiastic, talented and innovative professionals to fill our ranks. We employ more than 7,000 people across the United States working for some of the world's most iconic brands. We offer a strong array of opportunities to reach new heights in diverse careers, such as digital, technology, reporting, and sales to just name a few. We're the perfect mix of storied tradition and cutting edge innovation.

If you're interested in an exciting career with an established and respected multi-media company, we invite you to explore what tronc has to offer.

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    "A company in transformation...."

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    I have been working at tronc full-time (More than 3 years)


    The company's transparency with where the company was , where it is currently and the future of where it's headed DIGITAL.

    Appreciate the efforts to have a better company culture and employee experience i.e. quarterly Employee calls with the CEO and his ability to answer questions directly from the employees.

    Overall love my experience with the company and all the recognition and opportunities it has allowed me to experience.


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tronc Photos

tronc photo of: On June 20, 2016, tronc officially joined the Nasdaq Family as shown here in Times Square
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tronc Interviews



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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at tronc.


    The interview process was very laid back but it was LONG. Had an initial phone screen with a recruiter, then went into the LA office to have an in-person with the Director of TA. Then another phone interview with a co-worker who also is a TA Coordinator in the Chicago office, another phone interview with a senior recruiter, and a final phone interview with the VP of Talent Acquisition. Tronc recruiters are the best recruiters in terms of communication, following up, answering questions, etc.

    Overall, my interview experience with Tronc was awesome.

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tronc Awards & Accolades

  • Pulitzer Prize, Breaking News Reporting - Los Angeles Times Staff, 2016
  • Pulitzer Prize, Feature Writing - Diana Marcum of Los Angeles Times, 2015
  • Pulitzer Prize, Criticism - Mary McNamara of Los Angeles Times, 2015
  • Pulitzer Prize, Public Service - Sun Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2013
  • Pulitzer Prize, Commentary - Mary Schmich of Chicago Tribune, 2012
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