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    I worked at The Newsweek Daily Beast Company full-time (Less than a year)


    Really nice office with good perks in the IAS building. Worked with some nice people who I still keep in touch with today.


    After two months, was laid off because of a company wide downsizing. It has to be a much better environment now that Newsweek and Daily Beast are separate entities.

    Advice to Management

    Much easier to focus on one company now that the burden of Newsweek is off of The Daily Beast. Keep focusing on the content and the users will come.

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    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at The Newsweek Daily Beast Company (New York, NY) in March 2014.


    Had phone chat with recruiter who said my background was an excellent fit, was given a take home test. After a day I was contact to speak directly with the CTO which I interpretted as a good sign. Then I was contact a minute before the phone call and was told "there was a scheduling conflict and we'd have to try another time". I quickly asked about my test feedback and was told there hadn't been any yet. I was never contact again by the recruiter to set up another time for the CTO call.

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Headquarters New York, NY
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Operated By Out of Business
Founded 1961
Type Company - Private
Industry Media
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

This news beast knows a thing or two about current events. The Newsweek/Daily Beast Company joint venture was formed after the late stereo equipment magnate Sidney Harman purchased the ailing Newsweek from The Washington Post in 2010 and merged it with IAC/InterActive's online current events magazine Daily Beast in 2011. Newsweek was founded in 1933 by Thomas Martyn, a former editor at Time magazine who wanted to strike up some competition. The Daily Beast was launched in 2008; its co-founder and editor-in-chief Tina Brown formerly served as editor of Vanity Fair and ... More

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