Discovery Communications

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Great Company. If you are a Full time non freelance/contract employee

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Former Employee - Senior Video Editor in Silver Spring, MD
Former Employee - Senior Video Editor in Silver Spring, MD

I worked at Discovery Communications as a contractor (more than 5 years)

Pros

Wages, Environment. Great collaboration with very talented people

Cons

Hours. Terrible shift work. Very un healthy hours

Advice to ManagementAdvice

talk to your employees, both salaried and freelanc/contract

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Limited work life balance

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Discovery Communications

    Pros

    Great people and benefits including wellness center, day care, etc.

    Cons

    Difficult to get promoted; needs to invest more in employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management needs to do more for those hard work employees not just those who play the game

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    Digital Division victim of bureaucracy

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    Current Employee - Web Producer in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Web Producer in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Discovery Communications full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Large company with great benefits, including telework options. Offers a community of intelligent, driven individuals, which can make it an inspiring and challenging (in a good way) place to work. It's exciting to be a part of such a recognizable and respected group of brands.

    Cons

    There's a lot of bureaucracy, with upper management making decisions based on high-level monetary goals, without taking into account how changes in organization structure and employment will affect the people actually doing the day-to-day work. Many jobs have been eliminated or outsourced recently (to the extreme detriment of efficiency and morale). Compensation is low, but expectations are high.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You hired smart people for a reason -- value their intelligence and insight into how to keep this well-oiled machine going (and how it can improve).

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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