Got word layoffs happening today
This is a master thread about Gannett layoffs? Any chatter, news or rumors?
"All of the jobs involve “business process,” the company said in a frequently asked questions document — things like paying bills, invoicing customers, preparing monthly summary reports and reconciling the books." Anyone know where these latest... — read more
Management went through furloughs in 2020, remaining staff continued their beats and did amazing work reporting about the COVID–19 pandemic and BLM protests – looking back: before Gatehouse paid millions for Gannett to basically takeover operations... — read more
Sinclairs layoffs this week scare me. Similar business, similar revenue streams. It doesn't bode well for Gannett IMO.
The Courier Journal’s printing and packaging facility in downtown Louisville will close permanently in March, its parent company announced... — read more
Gannett is one of the worst companies to work for. This will not come as a surprise to anybody who works here. What does surprise me is that we've ranked this low. I think we belong in the top five at least, if not at the very top of the... — read more
Everybody affected by cuts will know by January 15th but will also be able to stay until April. That is more than enough time to polish up a resume, network like crazy, and save as much as possible. I don't know what my fate will be, but at least... — read more
There is no need to talk about managerial qualities, we all know very well what they are like. We see by the results. I am interested in what one of the posters on this forum mentioned about their intentions to become a digital agency. Do they really... — read more
Announced today, Gannett will be laying off around 400+ employees across multiple positions and locations for employees in the finance department. Job are being outsourced to India.
At the start of 2019, the newspaper had 49 newsroom staffers, but after layoffs and other departures, it is now down to around 35, although some of those... — read more
This is a generic discussion thread to capture comments about potential Gannett Layoffs 2021? Any news or rumors?
There were layoffs and there will be layoffs. If you're not looking for a new job, you should definitely start. This place has long stopped being what it once was and any semblance of job security is gone. I know it's not an easy time to find a job... — read more
Are folks still furloughed?
Within the past week, three more staff, including the publisher, sales manager, and a sales person have been eliminated from a small weekly. The editor had been eliminated in May. Now where there was a staff of seven full time and three part time... — read more
In a statement release by Mike Reed: As we move forward, our board of directors is highly focused on consistent and significant progress, improved efficiency and increased transparency and accountability. To that end, the Board has decided to... — read more
Laid off on March 31! Almost every employee is effected at this time, either furloughed for few hours a week, pay cut or let go !!
Received information that the CFO of on her way out is taking with her 4.8 million. Is this accurate?
I was told last week I have to cut two employees, sad news indeed and a managers nightmare.... I don't like to see anyone go but it was dictated by the Crystal Palace so I had no choice. So the names were selected by poor performance and... — read more
They just let go of 20+ people in MKE. On a group phone call. A phone call.
Post any information you have about the total headcount (I know it changes all the time). How about the main office at McLean?
Soruce below. Total Media Layoffs 2019 (only select companies listed): Gannett - Laid off Headcount: 400 - Month: Jan 2019 Vice - Laid off Headcount: 250 - Month: Feb 2019 McClatchy - Laid off Headcount: 225 - Month: Feb... — read more
Cumulative Layoffs Tracker for Gannett - Source Below - total count 207 as of Dec 2019: Abilene Reporter-News, Abilene, TX, Newsroom Jobs Lost: 1, Non Newsroom Jobs Lost: 4, Tot Jobs Lost: 5, Notes: One part-time reporter, entire sales staff... — read more
Share any updates you may have about Gannett Layoffs 2020? Any news or rumors?
Wall street reacted violently to the proposed merger details of New Media Investment Group (Gatehouse Chain) and Gannett. Stocks in both companies were punished, with investors feeling New Media Investment stockholders were getting the short end of... — read more
Do you think there will be many layoffs and job cuts due to the merger that just got announced. What do you think about the potential targets for the layoffs? Are they going to go after the finance group? How about the information technology folks?
MNG Enterprises, an investment arm of Alden Global Capital bought seats on the board... a series of cost cutting measures to follow
what are the updates on 2019 gannett layoff in lafayette, la
Would you rather be laid off by the dying Gannett or the dying Digital First?
unfortunately, only old people read the paper today. Young folks don't even want free copies. One has to at some time look in the mirror and say I blew it. So sad, but expected. Papers are one-sided and so unfair; they just print unsupported... — read more
These layoffs are f---ing nauseating! And they'll keep happening as long as Google & Facebook s--- up 85% of the digital ad market!! It's SICKENING how these companies rode their b---s--- abt community & freedom of information to a duopoly that kills... — read more
Any layoffs at The Post Crescent in Appleton, WI, or other Wisconsin holdings? Does anyone have info on this? Someone asked this on another thread, I was wandering the same.
Multiple IT departments were outsourced to India starting March 2019. Fortunately doesn't affect many people at onsite Gannett locations that deal with troubleshooting and is more of a corporate IT, programmer, networking outsource.
Are the layoffs coming Jan 4? I heard by end of week. Have there been any layoffs today? I haven't heard of any so far. Does this mean we'll have layoffs next week?
Post any information about potential or actual Gannett Layoffs in 2019?
Bought ReachLocal (a company whose reputation we used to trash when they were our competitors), installed their execs in Gannett and let them start running the show. Karen Ferguson leaves to spend more time with her family. Reorg then put on hold... — read more