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Can be a sweatshop

Newsperson (Former Employee) Washington, DC

ProsIf you've got ambition and are young, there are opportunities to be involved in coverage of the biggest stories of the day. AP Washington tends to promote young, inexperienced and less expensive reporters for top jobs covering national politics.

ConsSome of the more knowledgeable, experienced, older reporters get put out to pasture, which is a real shame. It's exactly the opposite at some of the most respected news organizations in the country.

Advice to Senior ManagementValue experience

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Abandon ship

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Associated Press full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: The noble mission of trying to inform the world with facts.… Cons: The business model is toast. The long inexorable decline should be prompting massive change, but the current leadership makes only changes around the… Advice to Senior Management: Bring in an entirely new CEO and senior management team from outside AP's traditional base. The current crew is clueless about what it takes to… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Wonderful people, sluggish bureaucracy

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) New York, NY

    I worked at Associated Press full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Good, smart, likable people do important work with a high… Cons: Cross-departmental relationships amongst senior management are clearly strained. Competing resources… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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