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- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I have been working at American Media full-time (more than an year)Pros
Autonomy, nice co-workers, a couple of good brands,Cons
Talk behind peoples back.
Constantly firing people to cover themselves.
Everyone lives in fear of their job security daily.Advice to ManagementAdvice
Fire yourselfs and get mature, kind adults to run these brands before they run themselves into the ground.Doesn't RecommendNegative OutlookDisapproves of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied online – interviewed at American Media.Interview Details
I knew something was sketchy about them from the get-go, from the way they undisclosed their publication and concealed every clue about them in the job description, but I proceeded to apply anyway. An interview was set up within a few days and I met with the assistant editor and two other execs. For an entry-level position, they pretty much went into the depths of my future in entertainment and celebrity news. Preferably, they'd like someone who wants to work in the realm of celebrity tabloids and gossip, which is not always great if you want to be taken seriously as a journalist. The interview questions were mostly celebrity news-focused and your (future) career revolving around it. Never received a response from them again as they did not even leave me their contact information.No OfferNegative ExperienceAverage Interview
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These publications cover some American obsessions: gossip and good health. American Media is the nation's top publisher of tabloid newspapers and magazines, including National Enquirer and Star. It also publishes women's health magazine Shape, as well as a number of other magazines including Flex, Men's Fitness, and Natural Health. In addition to publishing, American Media offers distribution and marketing services to other publishers to get their periodicals in the racks at supermarkets throughout the US and Canada. American Media is owned by a group of investment firms...