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"Local Newspaper Reporter - Terrible Place to work"

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Former Employee - Reporter in Provo, UT
Former Employee - Reporter in Provo, UT
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Lee Enterprises full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

You could go out and meet interesting people and there was a fair amount of autonomy in what you did. And it's always fun to see your name in print.

Cons

Extremely underpaid and everyone was over-stressed. At a local level there was never anything even remotely interesting to write about. When somthing finally came up it was like the end of the world to the editorial staff -- even little things were urgent and made overly stressful.

Other Employee Reviews for Lee Enterprises

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good learning experience, but should have left for greener pastures long before I did."

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    Former Employee - Photojournalist in Davenport, IA
    Former Employee - Photojournalist in Davenport, IA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lee Enterprises full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I got to do the type of work I enjoy and worked with some exceptional people.

    Cons

    Lousy hours. I missed a whole lot of family activities and my kids growing up. Very low pay, even for an industry known for low pay.

    Advice to Management

    Expend more resources in putting out a quality product. It will lead to better employee moral and your advertisers will be more inclined to use the newspaper to get their message out.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "tough place to work and getting tougher"

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    Current Employee - National AE in Davenport, IA
    Current Employee - National AE in Davenport, IA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Lee Enterprises full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    great products
    great audience with reach in print and online

    Cons

    corporate influence at the local level
    unrealistic goals

    Advice to Management

    value your employees more

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