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    Pros

    Only HEDs are provided. You get to decide how you want to craft the actual content so you have some latitude.

    Cons

    Editors can occasionally be overzealous and change what you're trying to say. It's tough to know where you stand because there isn't a lot of feedback.

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    Provide better feedback so people know where they stand and what they can improve on.

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Bleacher Report Interviews

Updated Feb 9, 2015
Updated Feb 9, 2015

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    Associate Producer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Bleacher Report in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied for the position on the company website. Soon after I was contacted by an employee surprisingly not from B/R, but from SiriusXM, who wanted to schedule a phone interview. It turns out the position is some sort of joint project between the two companies. Most of the interview consisted of the SiriusXM employee asking me to describe my work history and my familiarity with various sports (the position required knowledge of multiple sports). When I asked about the salary, he said the company had not yet decided on what it would be, which I found strange. I didn't get the position, and I didn't hear from the person who interviewed me until I e-mailed him to follow up. The rejection letter said they had decided "to go in a different direction" with the position. When I asked what he meant by that, he said that they chose someone with more experience. Weeks later I saw that the same position was still being rotated on job boards. Many months later, it's still there. They just changed the name to Production Assistant, but the job description is exactly the same. I don't know if they simply didn't hire anyone, or if it's an entry level position and people move up quickly, in which case it's odd they said they found someone "more experienced".

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Website www.bleacherreport.com
Headquarters San Francisco, CA
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Operated By Time Warner
Founded 2007
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Media
Revenue $5 to $10 million (USD) per year
Competitors ESPN, FOX Sports

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