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Discovery Communications President and CEO David M. Zaslav
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    I have been working at Discovery Communications full-time (More than 3 years)

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    Great benefits and promotes healthy and balanced lifestyle. The employees are friendly and professional.


    Minimal room for growth within smaller departments. Yearly salary increase percentage is on the lower end of the spectrum.

    Advice to Management

    Increase number of internal positions to allow for more growth.

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    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Discovery Communications.


    The interview process was not bad. I applied online through the corporate site, I was then emailed to conduct a Skype interview answering questions that were automated (essentially you will talk to a computer), Lastly, was an in person interview.

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    • How would you convince your parents to watch your favorite tv show that they have never heard of?   Answer Question

Discovery Communications Awards & Accolades

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World's Most Admired Companies: Entertainment Industry, Fortune, 2013
Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012
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Headquarters Silver Spring, MD
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1985
Type Company - Public (DISCA)
Industry Media
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world’s #1 pay-TV programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity, engaging and entertaining viewers with high-quality content on worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery and Science, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Discovery also controls Eurosport International, a premier sports entertainment group, including six... More

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