McClatchy Newspapers Inc

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The McClatchy Company is a leading newspaper and Internet publisher dedicated to the values of quality journalism, free expression and community service. Building on a 149 year legacy of independence, the company's newspapers and websites are steadfast defenders of First Amendment values and advocates for the communities they serve.
 
The company has about 9,300 employees, and they remain committed to the same principle that spurred founding editor James McClatchy in 1857 quality journalism is the bedrock of a successful newspaper business. McClatchyÂâ€Ã¢„¢s largest newspaper is the Star Tribune in Minneapolis-St. Paul, which it acquired in 1998.The oldest paper, The Sacramento Bee, was founded in 1857 during the Gold Rush and is the companyÂâ€Ã¢„¢s second largest newspaper.
 
Headquartered in Sacramento, Ca, the company has 12 daily and 17 community newspapers with a combined average circulation of 1.4 million daily and 1.9 million Sunday. Over the decades, McClatchy newspapers' many honors have included 13 Pulitzer Prizes, five of which were gold medals for public service. The Company is publishing dailies, non-dailies and specialty.
 
McClatchy has an Internet subsidiary, McClatchy Interactive, which provides both content and business support for interactive media nationwide. Each of the companyÂâ€Ã¢„¢s newspapers operates the leading Web site in its area, and most also offer regional portals as well.
 
Seven different newspapers won a total of 10 McClatchy President's Awards for excellence during the second half of 2005. Three newspapers captured two awards each and four papers won a single award.
 
Commitment to quality, growth, innovation and service is a defining trait of The McClatchy Company. McClatchy newspapers offer satisfying and challenging careers in journalism, advertising, marketing and community services, interactive media, information systems, circulation, production, human resources, accounting and administration.

The McClatchy Company is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment in the workplace. The company promotes a drug-free environment, and offers of employment at most McClatchy properties are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer drug screen.