Find Jobs | Post Resume | my careerbuilder | Help
Employer Quick Look

The Tennessean (Nashville, TN)

As the Midstate's major daily newspaper and the flagship publication of he Tennessean Media Group, the newspaper is the mainstay of our business. Each week our award-winning staff delivers vital news, responsible ideas, diverse opinions and timely advice. Topics range from politics to parenting, home decor to health advice, stock quotes to sports scores and travel to the environment. expands our reach, giving the whole world immediate access to essential news and information including more video coverage than ever before. Plus, our readers can find a job, buy a car, look for a home or check out local restaurants and entertainment.

In addition, our specialty publications-like Nashville Lifestyles, FYI and Homes Galore- make detailed information about local resources and retailers available.

We also:
-Help bring global events and local news to life in the classroom with our youth programs
-Create a better quality of life for everyone with our community involvement and local partnerships.

A commitment to diversity is at the center of everything we do, starting with a concerted effort to cover all the people and issues of our community. It's the guiding principle in finding, nurturing and rewarding our staff and also guides us in our charitable contributions of money and services.
We offer a wide variety of benefits in an attempt to fit the needs of our diverse workforce. Health Benefits:
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • Life Insurance Employees are offered a choice of plans and options allowing them to choose a health package that best suits their needs. 401(K) Our 401(k) plan allows employees to save for their future. The Company will match a dollar for dollar up to five percent of employees pay. Eligible employees may contribute up to 50% of pay on a pre-tax basis through payroll deduction. There are a number of funds that may be chosen from to make investments. Employee contributions are immediately vested and company contributions are fully vested after three years. On-site Fitness Center Our on-site subsidized Fitness Center is available for employees to join at a moderate cost. Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day the center offers a variety of work-out options. Lockers and shower facilities are also available. On-site Cafeteria For convenience and at a subsidized cost, we offer our employees a full-service on-site cafeteria. Services include a grill, salad bar, sandwich bar and hot line as well as a dessert bar and hot and cold beverages. Tuition Assistance Program The primary goal of this program is to encourage self-development through undergraduate or graduate courses, job related certification programs, or other educational opportunities. The Tennessean will share the cost of approved courses for regular full-time employees who have been employed for one year prior to making application for assistance. Other Benefits Paid Vacation, Personal, Sick days and holidays, disability programs, advertising and subscription discounts, subsidized employee parking and adoption assistance. The Tennessean is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We recognize and appreciate the benefits of diversity in the workplace. People who share this belief or reflect a diverse background are encouraged to apply.
  • History
    The Tennessean traces its heritage back to 1812 when two brothers, Moses and Joseph Norvell, established The Nashville Whig. Since that humble beginning, The Nashville Whig has evolved through more than a dozen mergers and consolidations to become The Tennessean of today.

    The Tennessean employs approximately 8000 individuals: 575 full-time and 225 part-time. More than 160,000 people buy The Tennessean each weekday compared to over 200,000 on Sunday.