Rainbow Media

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Rainbow Media Reviews

Updated September 4, 2014
Updated September 4, 2014
27 Reviews
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Rainbow Media President and CEO Joshua W. Sapan
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    I had a great career at Rainbow Media and I am glad I started in media at such a great place

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Rainbow Media full-time

    Pros

    The benefits here are outstanding as is the work/life blanace

    Cons

    At times pending your career path you can hit a plateau

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    Growing company, great programming, well known brand

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    Former Employee - Manager
    Former Employee - Manager

    I worked at Rainbow Media

    Pros

    Great corporate culture with dedicated, hardworking employees. Growing international presence through acquisition and strategy. People are excited about the shows that are on air.

    Cons

    Difficult to get promoted. As with any large company, change is cumbersome and slow.

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  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company but no room for growth if you are a coordinator/assistant

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    Former Employee - Coordinator in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Coordinator in New York, NY

    I worked at Rainbow Media full-time

    Pros

    Loved AMCN. Super friendly environment, you work hard and they reward you well, they make you feel appreciated which is awesome and rare. I loved it there and my boss was a great mentor and still is to this day.

    Cons

    If you are a coordinator, it is difficult to grow. The execs have been there for years and years and don't really move from there. A lot of people end up leaving to grow elsewhere. My starting salary as a manager at a different network was well more over some managers that were at AMCN for years.

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  5.  

    Overall positive

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at Rainbow Media full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Work closely (proximity) with senior management. Nice non-pretentious open door policy. Friendly atmosphere. Very understanding of work/life balance.

    Cons

    Many stagnant employees on all levels makes it difficult to move up as there are not many job openings. Some clash between departments.

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    Growing company with good people.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Rainbow Media full-time

    Pros

    Company is growing and investing in itself.

    Cons

    Company is going through growing pains with organization.

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  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Traditional corporate structure

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Rainbow Media

    Pros

    Great benefits, Good work-life balance, television shows produced are high quality

    Cons

    Very hierarchical structure. Unless you're top management your opinion doesn't matter.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a bigger interest in employee development - good people work for you.

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  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Place to Work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Rainbow Media full-time

    Pros

    Hard working staff, high expectations that equal great results, approachable upper management, excellent benefits and perks. For the most part, most everyone is willing to teach you if you're looking to learn.

    Cons

    Some big egos in middle management, can have some damaging office politics and sometimes very "clique-y". If someone doesn't like you personally, some people have a hard time putting that dislike aside and therefor some people are treated differently.

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    You do a great job of being approachable. The company is successful because of the clear goals you have set.

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  9.  

    Fair people over at these parts

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Rainbow Media full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Strong HR dept, they will really advocate for you. Nice cooworkers. Friendly environment, they really try to please.

    Cons

    Communication Communication Communication Communication Communication. Very often the downfall of this company is clear and concise communication. Some very big egos.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Appreciate those doing a above average job.

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  10.  

    My experience at Rainbow Media was enjoyable.

    Former Employee - Promo Coordinator in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Promo Coordinator in New York, NY

    I worked at Rainbow Media as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    The generally environment was professional and friendly. New ideas were always welcomed and encouraged. Coworkers shared the same goals and worked as a team.

    Cons

    My position was freelance and should have been made a staff position.

  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Wonderful and friendly Atmosphere at AMC Networks

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Research Associate in New York, NY

    I have been working at Rainbow Media part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    I work for AMC Networks part-time and it's a very friendly atmosphere. All the tools you need to succeed are handed to you on a silver platter. Even has a nobody I had my own office (extremely glorified cubical; image an office with no window). Very comfortable hours too.

    Cons

    Very large company and Rainbow Media owns several departments that don't intermingle (except at the top). Not really a con but it's the closest thing I can think of. Especially since each floor is newly renovated (as of spring 2012).

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    Positive Outlook
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