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VH1 Reviews

Updated January 22, 2015
Updated January 22, 2015
23 Reviews
4.1
23 Reviews
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  1.  

    Consumer marketing

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

    I have been working at VH1

    Pros

    great people and corporate culture

    Cons

    limited mobility and uncompetitive salary

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Merit raises should be based on overall performance and individual employee

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great people, but very shady

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Production Assistant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Production Assistant in New York, NY

    I worked at VH1 full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    I loved everyone I worked with, very passionate about the job and eager to get things done. Long hours, but I looked forward to going to work.

    Cons

    No room to grow. They would also try to fire people behind your back, like you wouldn't notice.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They should be more upfront with their employees.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Regular hours, fair pay, friendly environment.

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at VH1

    Pros

    Friendly coworkers, cafeteria in building

    Cons

    Commuting to times square, mundane content

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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  5.  

    Great people but Overworked and Underpaid

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Production Coordinator in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Production Coordinator in New York, NY

    I worked at VH1 full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits include lots of access to talent and working with talented individuals. Good entry-level experience.

    Cons

    Pay was based on 60/hr week...a little tough to work for longer than a contractual agreement. Production Management would constantly under bid to "grunt" positions while seemingly having no issue pushing bonus pay for creative.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider personal advancement of your talented individuals instead of retraining new hires every few months.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Fantastic experience if you move to LA and want to do TV

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Production Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Production Assistant in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at VH1 full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Connections, Big Company, industry type real work, paid directly, travel, different oppurtunities

    Cons

    long days, extended hours, emotional casts, out of office mostly

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Surrounded by fund and talented professionals

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Video Production in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Video Production in New York, NY

    I have been working at VH1 as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    As an intern, I was able to find a group of professionals within my department who wanted to push me and challenge my abilities. It's refreshing to encounter people who actually care about your professional growth. Not many companies do this.

    Cons

    Perhaps more interaction within the other departments could have been useful.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Nice place to see how cable television works.

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

    I worked at VH1 full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Content was good, nice programming.

    Cons

    Sometimes toxic and mostly unorganized.

  9.  

    Great people, average workplace

    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Music Talent Intern in Santa Monica, CA
    Former Employee - Music Talent Intern in Santa Monica, CA

    I worked at VH1 as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Loved working with the team, music talent is great! Loved having chances to see new artists.

    Cons

    Depts. don't seem to collaborate much, everything is hush hush to keep others from stealing ideas.

  10.  

    Couldn't have asked for a better intern experience there.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Production and Development Intern in Santa Monica, CA
    Current Employee - Production and Development Intern in Santa Monica, CA

    I have been working at VH1 as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Respectful and thankful for the work and help you contribute.

    Cons

    Not much experience with the executives.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Would be really great if a meeting was available with one of the executives during the time of the internship.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Writing for a Music Video Countdown Host

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    Former Employee - Creative Consultant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Creative Consultant in New York, NY

    I worked at VH1 part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Got the freedom to create my own material without much outside interference.

    Cons

    Fluctuation in terms of assigned duties for the position.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To make the writers feel more linked with the talent they write for.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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