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Good people but company is in rough waters

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Richmond, VA

ProsThe people there are great and the atmosphere is relaxed. They are going through cutbacks. For someone lacking job experience and not looking for top dollar they are a good opportunity to build your resume.

ConsMG is a media company in a bad economy and there have been many cutbacks. In the second half of 2011 they mandated 15 furlough days.

Advice to Senior ManagementYou've been giving yourself raises while the company is going down the tubes. What does that do for morale? I bet you could find a better CEO for less than half the money. Evaluate the products that Digital Media is turning out.

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    In four years I learned that Media General will not get past their news paper mentality.

    Central Broadcast Controller (Former Employee) Columbus, OH

    I worked at Media General

    Pros: They are spread out nicely around the south eastern united states. They have some… Cons: They have tons of debt, tons of news papers, and no plan on how to make money. Their is little growth and constant threat… Advice to Senior Management: They need a clear plan forward and stop asking employees… More

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    Good place to learn and grow

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Tampa, FL

    I worked at Media General

    Pros: Lhigh number of assets to be competitive in the market Cons: Too many initiatives and constant change. There is not opportunity to… More

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