McClatchy reports $2 million loss

26 Apr 2012

In its Q1 2012 earnings report, The McClatchy Company reported a loss of $2.1 million, with classified revenue down more than 8 percent year over year. While much of the classified losses were in print advertising, digital dollars suffered as well. The only classified vertical whose YOY ad revenue increased was automotive, showing a 12 percent jump. Real estate and employment dropped nearly 9 perc

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Sharon Hill

Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.