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"A formerly great newspaper done in by industry decline"

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Former Employee - Various Editorial in Atlanta, GA
Former Employee - Various Editorial in Atlanta, GA
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Neutral Outlook

I worked at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

* Very big into local investigative journalism.
* Good benefits.
* Still an influential newspaper in Atlanta and Georgia politics.

Cons

* Like all newspapers, cutbacks and layoffs are common.
* Staff being asked to do more with less.
* Some mediocre management.
* No longer dominant in the South. Everything is local, local, local.

Advice to Management

Some of you need to go find something else to do. You've either been there too long or are just not qualified for the job.

Other Employee Reviews for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

  1. "I had several great years at the AJC"

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    Former Employee - Operations in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Operations in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Stay busy, great benefits and many lifelong friends

    Cons

    24-7 operation as it's a news/media outlet

    Advice to Management

    Get input from experienced employees.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "So much potential wasted on petty politics and poor leadership."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It is located in Atlanta. Good weather.

    Cons

    Severe lack of communication. Worker's opinion is rarely valued. Same tired hands lead an overworked staff whose biggest challenge is its leaders.

    Advice to Management

    You've hired me to do a job now let me do it. Your micromanaging doesn't make things any better.

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