Discovery Communications

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Former Intern - Accountant in Detroit, MI
Former Intern - Accountant in Detroit, MI

I worked at Discovery Communications as an intern (less than a year)

Pros

very good place to work

Cons

very littel to say negative about them

Advice to ManagementAdvice

think of your employees

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Positive Outlook
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    Fast-Paced, Creative Environment

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    Current Employee - Producer in Silver Spring, MD
    Current Employee - Producer in Silver Spring, MD

    I have been working at Discovery Communications full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent Benefits. Pay not comparable to freelance work, but benefits compensate. Highly inclusive environment, very creative, excellent management across the board.

    Cons

    When networks don't perform according to expectation, there's very little support or encouragement given - it's either silence, or simply layoffs. It's the nature of the business. Be prepared to work hard, but you need to remain creatively fresh or you're toast.

    Recommends
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    Approves of CEO
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    Interesting Experience

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Silver Spring, MD
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Silver Spring, MD

    I worked at Discovery Communications as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    Well, I can say that it was good and it was bad. The good was that it was a great opportunity to work with a great group of people. Discovery offers a great mix of a corporate and fun environment.

    Cons

    The bad were the working hours with a lack of flexibility to be able to work alternate hours. Also, all of the people who are in important manager or director positions are not that great.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Some of you have no business being in management. If you are going to be in management please get educated on how to effectively and productively manage a human being.

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