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Helpful (1)

Very unfulfilling

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Media General

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

At one time MG was a progressive company but has now lost it's way.

Cons

Media General is struggling financially because of the heavy debt load and the down turn in the newspaper industry.

Advice to Management

Complete review of how the company has been divided, especially the newspaper division. It is not working.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    sinking ship

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive
    Former Employee - Account Executive

    I worked at Media General

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The best reason to work at Media General is meeting fellow coworkers who mistakingly took the same position you did thinking they might set the world on fire. The job also comes with a certain amount of freedom.

    Cons

    Laughable pay, always on call (blackberry,) TV and newspaper media are dying - Media General too late to notice. Management arbitrarily hire from outside. No respect for older employees. Little vacation time.

    Advice to Management

    Quit making up ridiculous positions to find friends a job. Realize TV and newspaper are the past.


  2. Circulation

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    Current Employee - Circulation Manager
    Current Employee - Circulation Manager

    I have been working at Media General

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Helping people in customer service. Good company benefits.

    Cons

    Working early morning hours at any day.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more positions so that the job is not so stressful.


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