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Radiate Media Reviews

Updated February 3, 2015
Updated February 3, 2015
14 Reviews
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14 Reviews
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  1.  

    Good Opportunities

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Malvern, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Malvern, PA

    I have been working at Radiate Media full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Every one is very supportive and eager to help answer any questions on new subjects or issues.

    Cons

    Very confusing who has the final call on final decisions. Too many cooks in the kitchen.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    No future or growth anticipated

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    Former Employee - Website Manager & Customer Relations in Salt Lake City, UT
    Former Employee - Website Manager & Customer Relations in Salt Lake City, UT

    I worked at Radiate Media

    Pros

    Fun people to work with
    Downtown Salt Lake City location

    Cons

    The new CEO brought in a bunch of his network friends to manage the departments. They don't know what they're doing or where they're going, and the company doesn't have the funds to progress the way it needs to. I don't see much of a future and expect that it'll be bankrupt in the near future unless big changes happen.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find the funds to incentivize the people who are actually doing all the work. You pay your marketing team too much money for how little they actually know and contribute to the company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    The interview process was very simple. I had a phone interview with the boss, a week later I met with another employee.

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    Current Employee - Traffic Editor in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Traffic Editor in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Radiate Media

    Pros

    It's an exciting position, because I work in the newsroom with Assignment Editors, News Producers and Writers.

    Cons

    I work very few hours. I wish they could give me more hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It's hard for me to say anything about this company because I work very few hours

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Employees pay for company budget woes

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    Former Employee - Reporter in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Reporter in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Radiate Media full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Located in Texas, out of town employees seldom hear from management.

    Cons

    This is a union-busting outsourcing firm used by broadcasters in order to pay significantly less than AFTRA minimums.

    Company began stealing wages a year into employment, insisting on several daily work hours before clocking in. Then, it decreed that the work day did not begin until the reporter arrives at their first story location. In L.A. County, that could frequently be 60 minutes or more in morning rush hour. Start at 7 a.m., unpaid until 10 a.m.

    Company seems to lack trust in employees, insisting on excessive paperwork to document every minute of the work day. Demanded employees take an hour lunch break (something reporters who eat on the run don't due in the course of a day) in order to keep personnel on the clock an extra hour.

    Upon termination for reasons so vague they could not be contested, the firm badly bollixed health insurance conversion to COBRA, further complicated by its HR outsourcing firm. Radiate repeatedly promised to keep my name at the top of the list for the next opening, which they quickly forgot as soon as it received my written pledge not to sue the company in order to collect final wages.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    A Good company to work for if they can manage to stay in business.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Radiate Media full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent people, fairly respected in the broadcast industry, the energy of a start-up.

    Cons

    Incompetent management, especially at the highest levels, poor compensation for the work required, a too-many-cooks in the kitchen type of management style. Management plays a favoriteness game by terminating long-time committed employees in order to keep those employees with religiously-similar leanings. Headquarters are dually located in Malvern, PA and Salt Lake City, UT.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Show more support to those employees who got you to where you are today. Loyalty works both ways and all managers need to appreciate this. There is little to no communication to the entire staff about the company's strategy and well-being. CEO's gain respect by being visible and who have a vision that is functional.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Lots of Room for Growth.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Editor, Producer in Malvern, PA
    Current Employee - Editor, Producer in Malvern, PA

    I have been working at Radiate Media part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Laid back atmosphere. Great people. Consistent work. I've been here for less than a year working part-time and I was recently promoted to a full-time salaried position.

    Cons

    Can be a little disorganized at times, but there are plenty of gears working together. There's often method to the madness.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to hire within. This is how you gain loyal employees and a sense of opportunity.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Disorganized, non-communicative, poor relationships between management evident.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Radiate Media part-time

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling, great location, office is relaxed with an open dress code. Small office culture.

    Cons

    Under utilized and seemingly forgotten after a management shift. Lack of communication between managers during my unpaid training process made scheduling difficult. Managers got into an argument in front of me during training.

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Great company if you are looking to be on the edge of cutting technology.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager of Website Operations in Salt Lake City, UT
    Former Employee - Manager of Website Operations in Salt Lake City, UT

    I worked at Radiate Media full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great teams to work with. They really know their stuff. They try to be on the cutting edge of every bit of technology.

    Cons

    Don't get stuck in a piece of the company they are moving away from. Move forward with the company. Lay offs come as they change models regularly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep people informed. The company will have more respect if you inform people as to your real intentions.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    A company in need of unity...

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director
    Current Employee - Director

    I have been working at Radiate Media full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Wonderful people, nice facility in SLC, hands-off management style and open to discussing new ideas and visions.

    Cons

    Compensation isn't great, benefits are average at best, lack of communication between different areas of the company that could benefit greatly by better strategizing and communication.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Use your best resources - the people! Skill sets can cross between different teams to help take this company to the next level.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    The worst job EVER

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Radiate Media part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    It sounds good in the pre-hiring process - the interviews are good, the people sound nice and you can't wait to get started.

    Cons

    NOTHING that was laid out in the pre-hire process other than the rate of pay was truthful. No time off on holidays, no time off if you're sick (or if you ARE sick you have to find a way to cover your shift), management by intimidation and not through leadership, downright dysfunctional inter-company communications and employee support

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Clean house. Get some people in there who know what they're doing. Don't treat employees like they're an intrusion - value them as an asset

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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