USA TODAY, Gannett Newspaper Division Announce Launch of USA TODAY Careers Network
WASHINGTON – USA TODAY and the Gannett Newspaper Division have announced the launch of the “USA TODAY Careers Network.” The new national online employment site will allow job seekers access to job listings and employers access to services and resumes from across the country.
The USA TODAY Careers Network is a co-venture among the Gannett Newspaper Division and its 97 daily newspapers, USA TODAY and USATODAY.com. Employers whose ads have traditionally appeared in local papers will now be able to advertise both on local newspaper Web sites and on the USA TODAY Careers site.
“This site takes the largest network of local newspapers in the United States and combines them with the power of the largest national newspaper, USA TODAY, to allow local employers to reach a national audience of job seekers,” said Tom Curley, president and publisher of USA TODAY.
The new site will launch in the third quarter of 2001. Along with the job listings and resumes, it also will include interactive tools to help job seekers make decisions.
USA TODAY is the nation’s top-selling newspaper. It is published via satellite at 36 locations in the USA and at five sites abroad. With a total average daily circulation of 2.3 million, USA TODAY is available worldwide. The newspaper is published by Gannett Co., Inc.
USATODAY.com is an award-winning news and information Web site. More than 25 million monthly visitors experience comprehensive, convenient USA TODAY news and information through interactive features, information graphics and multimedia functions including audio, video and live Webcasts. USATODAY.com has more than 200,000 pages of breaking stories in News, Money, Sports, Life, Technology and Weather – updated 24 hours a day, seven days a week. USATODAY.com is owned by Gannett Co., Inc. For more information, please visit www.usatoday.com.
Gannett Co., Inc. is an international news and information company that publishes 98 daily newspapers in the USA, including USA TODAY, the nation’s largest-selling daily newspaper. The company also owns in excess of 300 non-daily publications in the USA and USA WEEKEND, a weekly newspaper magazine. In the United Kingdom, Gannett subsidiary Newsquest plc publishes nearly 300 titles, including 15 daily newspapers. Gannett also operates 22 television stations in the United States and is an Internet leader with sites sponsored by its TV stations and newspapers including USATODAY.com, one of the most popular news sites on the Web.