"The largest newspaper chain is cutting roughly 6 percent of its 3,440-person U.S. media division." https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/01/business/media/gannett-layoffs.html
This thread is for info about potential Gannett layoffs? Any chatter, news or rumors?
Gannett, the owner of USA TODAY and local news operations in 45 states, announced Thursday another round of job cuts in the company's news division after a third-quarter loss and an earlier series of cost-cutting... — read more
Another quarter of losses but it seems that layoffs are working and the losses are not as bad as they could be. Which of course means that we're about to see them continue the strategy of layoffs to improve the bottom line. Never mind that this... — read more
23-24 people laid off (different amount said in different meetings).
Anybody today or yesterday get an email about not having to do the mandatory leave in December? But then they sent out an email saying it was an error? What a fumble. Playing with a persons week of income.
If you have options, now's the time to take advantage of them. This is a disaster and I for one am not planning to stick around to see what they might think of next to save some money on the backs of employees. I am grateful for the years I've had... — read more
Thank GOD for @azrepublicguild, as Gannett is announcing they are cutting all 401k’s matching, and requiring people to take 5 days off. They’re also offering unpaid leave, a salary reduction with time reduction, and voluntary severance. This is…... — read more
There's nothing that can be done to change its trajectory. I'm lucky to be out and that I managed to walk away on my own terms. I feel bad for everybody who is still stuck there. I hope all of you are looking for new jobs right now, instead of... — read more
Gannett CEO Mike Reed told staff in a companywide Q&A session Wednesday that Gannett laid off 3% of its U.S. workforce, or roughly 400 employees, in August, according to three people who attended the... — read more
When will layoffs finally end?
I am underpaid as it is for how much I work and now I'm expected to continue working for even less pay? Not going to happen. This is probably what they hope will happen. They cut salaries to get people to walk away on their own. I know I'm playing... — read more
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This will be brutal, make sure you have all of your ducks in a row just in case.
Kevin Gentzel, Jerry Hill, who else is leaving the mother ship?
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