Discovery Communications

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Great company

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Former Employee - Video Editor in Los Angeles, CA
Former Employee - Video Editor in Los Angeles, CA

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

Pros

Well, the benefits were reasonable.

Cons

Well, the hours could be high.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

none

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    This is a review of Discovery Education

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Discovery Communications full-time

    Pros

    Being part of a larger media company is great and helps provide access to great people to support the business. Built close relationships with key leaders in US public schools Could be an amazing company if there was a good executive management team in place. Enjoyed working with a great team of people.

    Cons

    No hope of anyone getting promoted who is not a friend from Pennsylvania with the Sales Head (if you are sky's the limit!). Discovery Education makes a lot of poor products, unfortunately not any really great innovative products. Morale is extremely bad. Senior management spends all its time trying to sell the employees on how great Discovery Education is instead of trying to actually be great.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promotions should be based on accomplishments and not being childhood friends with Senior Management. Management should focus on developing great products and really innovative instead of pretending to innovate. Fresh Senior Management needs to be brought in.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Great company to work for with wonderful work-life balance, however, not a lot of room for growth.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Work-life balance is great with awesome benefits. They have a great maternity program and offer quite a few extra programs (like exercise classes or seminars) at no cost to the employee.

    Cons

    Not a lot of room for career growth. Job description does not reflect the position and we do not get credit for the work we are doing by senior management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Review growth options for all employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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