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    Great Place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Roanoke, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Roanoke, VA

    I have been working at The Roanoke Times full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The Roanoke Times has quickly become a new and innovative company under the new ownership, BH Media Group. We have updated equipment and our facility no longer looks like it should be condemned. Under our new management team communications have become transparent and employees know what's happening within each department. Since employees are located on three levels these communications have been helpful. At times, it may seem like overkill, but we are a communications company and at least I can now say I'm in the know. BH Media appears to be a great company that employees many people and it is my hope it continues.

    Cons

    Employees with bad attitudes sometimes. I know everyone is allowed a "bad" day, but some of these employees bring down morale for the entire department.

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    Keep up the great work! Our Publisher has been welcoming, helpful and kind to me on many occasions. She has always taken a moment to say hello and check in with many of us in my department. Personally, I think she has great ideas and with that type of leadership The Roanoke Times will continue to be a great community newspaper!

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The Roanoke Times Interviews

Updated Sep 22, 2014
Updated Sep 22, 2014

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    I applied online – interviewed at The Roanoke Times.

    Interview Details

    You will phone interview with HR and then proceed to face-to-face interviews with managers. This process may take several sessions and may take several weeks to complete. Once you have passed all of the phases of the hiring process, if you are offered the position, you will then be required to take a pre-employment drug test. You offer will be contingent on passing the drug test and the required background check.

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Website www.roanoke.com
Headquarters Roanoke, VA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1969
Type Company - Private
Industry Media
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
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