Discovery Communications
3.5 of 5 222 reviews
corporate.discovery.com Silver Spring, MD 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Watch Your Back Here - Continuous Layoffs and Restructuring

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Atlanta, GA

I worked at Discovery Communications full-time

ProsGood pay and bonus
Excellent benefits
TV side profitable

ConsUpper management disconnected with middle management.
Constant layoffs/restructuring.
Competitive atmosphere where everyone is watching their backs and not collaborating with others.
Secretive environment.
Digital media division (websites) is failing and poorly managed.

Advice to Senior ManagementStay connected and honest/open with your employees.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Great place to work!

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Silver Spring, MD

I worked at Discovery Communications full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: In my experience, management was very encouraging in career growth and… Cons: The company was growing very fast and some processes were… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Plan to stay here for the long haul

Executive Assistant (Current Employee)
Silver Spring, MD

I have been working at Discovery Communications full-time for more than a year


Pros: Great name recognition Amazing benefits (8 week fully paid STD, Phase back into… Cons: Compensation could be better There is a great childcare facility but it's way too expensive for those of us on the lower salary to afford. … Advice to Senior Management: I don't really know senior management, it would be great to have more… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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