Discovery Communications

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
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 (less than an 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

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    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 (more than an 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
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    Good for now!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Discovery Communications full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, awesome projects, good stepping stone!

    Cons

    Some upper management could use some replacement

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recognize your stellar employees, dont wait for them to quit.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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