Ascent Media

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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 for more than a 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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    Vice President Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Santa Monica, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Santa Monica, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months - interviewed at Ascent Media in May 2009.

    Interview Details

    10 interviews with 9 different people over 8 weeks. And then in a holding pattern for 2 more while they tried to make a decision.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average 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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