Ascent Media

  www.ascentmedia.com
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Ascent Media Reviews

28 Reviews
2.8
28 Reviews
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Ascent Media Chairman & CEO William R. Fitzgerald
William R. Fitzgerald
2 Ratings
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    Good Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Editor in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Editor in Los Angeles, CA

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

    Pros

    Learned A Lot, gained vital technical experience

    Cons

    poor work/life balance. Cold corporate environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should care more about staff's request

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

Ascent Media Interviews

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Interview Experience

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    Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burbank, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burbank, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Ascent Media in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    The recruiter was the best I have ever worked with. Great at communicating and assisting in making the process as painless as possible.

    I interviewed with 6 executives, including the hiring manager. Sharp people who asked smart questions.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiated more salary but was not able to negoiate increased vacation time.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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Website www.ascentmedia.com
Headquarters Santa Monica, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1999
Type Company - Public (ASCMA)
Industry Media
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Ascent Media Corporation has a different mountain to climb. Historically the holding company operated through subsidiary Ascent Media Group (AMG), which provided an array of services for the film and TV industries from facilities in the US, the UK, and Singapore. However, in 2010 Ascent Media switched gears and acquired security alarm monitoring company Monitronics International for about $1.2 billion. It sold AMG Creative and Media Services businesses (primarily post-production-related services) in late 2010 and AMG Content Distribution-related services in... More

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