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Great brand, strong financial performance, limited career growth

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

I worked at Discovery Communications full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Highly respected brand and product, known around the world
Very strong financial performance has driven stock value

Cons

Content-oriented creative culture drives the business, but limits professional growth opportunities for those from other backgrounds.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
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  1. Obscenely high salaries for highest executives; benefits and work-life balance are quite good for average pay employees.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Generous benefits, great on-site day care, comprehensive online training opportunities, green!

    Cons

    Incestuous culture. Absolutely no support for community fundraising/projects.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Broaden the potential for new blood.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. Experience as an Intern

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    Former Intern - Operations Intern, Discovery Education in Silver Spring, MD
    Former Intern - Operations Intern, Discovery Education in Silver Spring, MD

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

    Pros

    -Great Internship program, I got to do informational interviews with people from other departments. Every week they had heads of departments or networks tell us about what they do and tips for working in the industry

    Cons

    -I honestly really enjoyed my experience as an intern. I didn't really have a bad experience.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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