Freedom Communications Reviews

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Freedom Communications President, CEO, and Director Mitchell Stern
Mitchell Stern
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  • Former sales executive

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    Former Employee - Sales Executive in Mesa, AZ
    Former Employee - Sales Executive in Mesa, AZ

    I worked at Freedom Communications full-time (more than 10 years)

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    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    We worked together like a family

    Cons

    Management changed the delivery model and the paper went downhill

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the people on the streets. They are the frontline to the customers and have great ideas

Freedom Communications Interviews

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    Account Executive Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Freedom Communications (Santa Ana, CA) in November 2012.

    Interview

    Phone interview with HR
    1st interview in person with HR and Sales Mgr.
    2nd interview with Sales Director
    Offer from HR

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No real negotiation.

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Website www.freedom.com
Headquarters Santa Ana, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Media
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

You might say this company really believes in freedom of the press. Freedom Communications is a leading newspaper publisher with more than 30 daily papers mostly in California, North Carolina, and Texas. Its portfolio includes The Orange County Register in California, which boasts a circulation of about 195,000. The company also publishes more than 60 weekly community papers and it owns nearly 10 TV stations, mostly affiliated with CBS and ABC, serving markets in a half dozen states. Freedom Communications, which emerged from bankruptcy in 2010, was founded by R. C... More

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