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MTV Networks Reviews

Updated December 12, 2014
Updated December 12, 2014
370 Reviews
3.9
370 Reviews
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MTV Networks President and CEO, Viacom Philippe P. Dauman
Philippe P. Dauman
89 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • They are very considerate about work/life balance (in 23 reviews)

  • the dress code is super laid back so most people wear jeans or leggings every day (in 35 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance can be tough, but that's why they tend to hire so young (in 10 reviews)

  • Senior management is out of touch with everyone below them (in 14 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Enjoyed my time here. Great colleagues, casual work environment and fun programs.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MTV Networks

    Pros

    Creative work and fun programs.A lot of cross-collaboration.

    Cons

    Instability during the economic downturn. Created low morale.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great place to work

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    Current Employee - Coordinator in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Coordinator in New York, NY

    I have been working at MTV Networks

    Pros

    Great Benefits, many opportunities to learn and grow. Workplace culture is a plus.

    Cons

    Salaries could be better for departments hat support the more "glamorous" departments.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Hit the ground running. and never looked back

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    Former Employee - Marketing Coordinator in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Marketing Coordinator in New York, NY

    I worked at MTV Networks full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    cultural diversity, perks and travel opportunities.

    Cons

    long hours, tight deadlines and depending on your luck a crazy boss

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Intern

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MTV Networks as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    The department that I was in was very helpful and fun. It provided me with all the necessity that I needed to do a good job.

    Cons

    Very divided, not a lot of interaction with other departments

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Love working here!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MTV Networks

    Pros

    Great coorporate environment. Managers are in touch with their teams, and care about peoples success.

    Cons

    Freelance job can be frustrating

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Internship

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    Current Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Intern in New York, NY

    I have been working at MTV Networks as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    you learn a ton about the industry!

    Cons

    If you are a fall intern there is way too much down time. Pitches to airing happens winter though summer so the fall can be very boring.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great atmosphere

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MTV Networks full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    In demand brand; great team and culture

    Cons

    poor communication across regions at times

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Fun while it lasts!!

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    Former Employee - Manager in Santa Monica, CA
    Former Employee - Manager in Santa Monica, CA

    I worked at MTV Networks full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Summer fridays
    Big name brands
    Nice office
    Good location

    Cons

    Arrogant Management
    Constant layoffs
    Back stabbing co-workers - this is how you win at MTV
    Lots of people sitting around not doing anything in the 50k range who are not deserving of a job

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Value the people who work hard and don't let former employee's make it hard for new people it serves no purpose.
    No matter how many team events you plan still no one acts as a team, why is that ?
    The managers at this place abuse power.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Intern

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    Former Employee - Intern
    Former Employee - Intern

    I worked at MTV Networks as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    great experience working with the team

    Cons

    none-I enjoyed the experience very much

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up good work

  11.  

    Great place to work, if you can stand the heat

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    Current Employee - Marketing Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Marketing Director in New York, NY

    I have been working at MTV Networks full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Quality of life, flex hours and embrace of all walks of life make this place worth considering. Did I mention Summer Fridays?

    Cons

    It's a great brand to work on, and they know it. Will work you to the bone, but those who can cut it will rise to the top. Salary may be a little lower than some competitors....

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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