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Found 2,199 of over 2K reviews
3.0
37% Recommend to a Friend
Gannett CEO Mike Reed
43% Approve of CEO

Found 2,201 of over 2K reviews

3.0
37%
Recommend to a Friend
43%
Approve of CEO
Gannett CEO Mike Reed
Mike Reed
281 Ratings

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Great people to work with that want to accomplish tasks and see the business be successful(in 164 reviews)
  • "It offers good benefits and has a very strong financial base.(in 148 reviews)
  • "Great coworkers and peers.(in 70 reviews)
  • "good work life balance that is the only pro(in 48 reviews)
  • "There are little pods of genius and great teams hidden within the catacombs of this museum of a company.(in 29 reviews)
Cons
  • "Poor Management(in 140 reviews)
  • "The pay is low compared to similar employers in the same region doing comparable work.(in 124 reviews)
  • "Constant layoffs and furloughs while top brass rake in bonuses.(in 101 reviews)
  • "1. Upper Management determines that something needs to be improved and formulates an ill(in 50 reviews)
  • "Managers are great, but are sometimes pushed by higher management to micromanage at times.(in 46 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years
    Featured Review

    Great Sales Management Training

    Feb 21, 2022 - Sales Leader in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great sales management training and growth opportunities.

    Cons

    Top-down direction leaves little room for creative problem solving.

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Benefits Unmatched

    Nov 17, 2022 - Operations Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The benefits drive this company. Doubling your donation to any nonprofit up to $10,000 a year along with competitive PTO and many other amazing benefits to list.

    Cons

    Mass layoffs in unpredictable markets. We were the top performers in the nation and still got laid off as part of outsourcing.

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  4. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Ok Place to work

    Jan 23, 2023 - Senior Recruiter in Atlanta, GA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Benefits, culture, great team, remote work

    Cons

    Management changes, constant work overload, poor messaging, CEO

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  5. 3.0
    Current Employee

    It’s ok

    Jan 20, 2023 - Designer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Work from home, decent PTO

    Cons

    Low pay, lots of layoffs

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    I enjoy working here!

    Jan 18, 2023 - Digital Presence Manager in Plano, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Unlimited PTO, good work life balance, great leadership, great culture.

    Cons

    Below average salary, compared to other companies in the industry

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Good company and benefits

    Jan 17, 2023 - Customer Success Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great company to work for with good benefits and management

    Cons

    Cuts are being made in the news sector

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  8. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Review

    Jan 16, 2023 - Finance Senior Specialist in McLean, VA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    People, a flexible work environment

    Cons

    Industry, declining revenues, cost cutting

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Newsroom is amazing, company is questionable

    Jan 12, 2023 - Journalist/Reporter 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    My editor couldn't be better, her and my local team really take care of us and make sure we have everything we need and are doing well physically, mentally and emotionally.

    Cons

    The company itself needs some work, but the journalism industry is having this issue as a whole.

    1 person found this review helpful
  10. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Good Place To Work

    Jan 9, 2023 - Customer Success Manager (CSM) 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Work from home Flexible schedule Many careers possible

    Cons

    Annual layoffs have been increasing

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  11. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    LOW pay

    Jan 23, 2023 - Sports Page Designer and Copyeditor in Austin, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good PTO, especially for remote work

    Cons

    Health insurance is so expensive, pay is awful

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Gannett has an overall rating of 3.0 out of 5, based on over 2,302 reviews left anonymously by employees. 37% of employees would recommend working at Gannett to a friend and 29% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Gannett employees rate their compensation and benefits as 2.8 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Gannett. This rating has decreased by -6% over the last 12 months.

37% of Gannett employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Gannett 3.2 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.0 for culture and values and 2.8 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Gannett to be workplace, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, management, career development.

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