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

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

Pros

one of the more creative employers in DC area

Cons

bad work/life balance, work is 24-7

Advice to ManagementAdvice

enforce a no work while on vacation policy

Recommends
Positive Outlook

Other Reviews for Discovery Communications

  1.  

    It is a GREAT company with EXCELLENT benefits. Just hope you don't have a moron for a boss!

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    Former Employee - Program Planner  in  Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Program Planner in Miami, FL

    I worked at Discovery Communications full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company, great perks, great parties, great work/life balance, EXCELLENT benefits.

    Cons

    AWFUL middle management. It's tough when your boss is a complete idiot!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give out management training to all managers and periodically have them rated by their direct reports.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Work hard here, get promoted elsewhere

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    Former Employee - Manager  in  Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Manager in Miami, FL

    I worked at Discovery Communications full-time

    Pros

    Fellow employees are friendly and cordial

    Cons

    Upward mobility is very limited

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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