Topics regarding layoffs at Gannett Co. Inc.

Topics regarding layoffs at Gannett Co. Inc.

Knowledge in digital?

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 

Finance layoffs

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.

Nobody is ever safe here

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 

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Paul Bascobert let go

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 

Media Layoffs 2019

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 

GHS/GCI Merger Job Cuts

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 / Alden

MNG Enterprises, an investment arm of Alden Global Capital bought seats on the board... a series of cost cutting measures to follow

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awakening

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 

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SICKENING

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 

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The Post Crescent

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.

Outsourced to India starting March 2019

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.

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Here they go again

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 

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Everything changes on a whim

I don’t know why priorities and initiatives keep changing at Gannett. I understand the print industry is decaying and that we must look towards upward mobility however it doesn’t help when we are changing directions just for the sake of change... —  read more 

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Fear is the driving force

I left Gannett because I wanted to be part of a company where the environment isn’t heavily laced with fear of losing your job. With all the downsizing it was difficult to focus on tasks at hand especially when sales and marketing became the overall... —  read more 

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