Topics regarding layoffs at Gannett Co. Inc.

Topics regarding layoffs at Gannett Co. Inc.

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.

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 

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.

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?

288 folks nixed at Gannett - sad, sad, sad:Gannett has told all 288 staff at The Journal News, in the Westchester area of New...

288 folks nixed at Gannett - sad, sad, sad:Gannett has told all 288 staff at The Journal News, in the Westchester area of New York, that they will need to reapply for their jobs. The paper is cutting 70 jobs with 50 going in the newsroom and 20 in... —  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 

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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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Gannett Layoffs - Experiences

I wasn't laid off but took a buyout after working 19 years; this meant receiving a pension and 18 paychecks, from late December '08 to early May '09. After the last check I wrote on Jim's Blog. I didn't drink the Kool Aid of the 5th floor Brand... —  read more 

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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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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 

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