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  • Sep 16, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former News Production Supervisor in Augusta, Georgia

    It improved after it changed from Cigna to Blue Cross

  • Jul 03, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Graphic Artist in Richmond, Virginia

    a select number of pay sick days, accrued paid vacation (depending on how long you've worked with them), good medical, standard vision and dental, paid holidays (if you could get them off), 401k -- everything was pretty decent until Nexstar came in and started cutting benefits

  • May 05, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former News Anchor Reporter in Raleigh, North Carolina

    Media General's health benefits package was above average; low deductibles and several choices among plans and providers

  • Mar 22, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in El Segundo, California

    401k match 50% of first 6% contributed was their best perk and especially liked that they auto enrolled you so most likely people would continue with contributing. Another positive perk was offering HMO & PPO option to CA employees. Their Health & Wellness Program was weak as it just asked employees to complete their health risk assessment. The Corp Benefits Team were fantastic! PTO was broken into three buckets - vacation, illness and personal time. It was very competitive to other companies time off plans. Work life balance didn't happen for Management especially if they wanted to get promoted. It was an unfortunate part of the culture.

  • Mar 09, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Austin, Texas

    Weak 401K match. Health insurance is not very good.

  • Jan 15, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Director of Sales and Business Management in Phoenix, Arizona

    Great benefits with low deductibles ($700)

  • Dec 20, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Richmond, Virginia

    401(k) match up to 3%, medical, vision and dental. EAP -free service. LTD, STD, attorney services. 9 holidays and 2 personal days. 3 weeks of vacation at 3 yrs if service.

  • Dec 08, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Manager in Providence, Rhode Island

    Escalating costs of employee portions of premiums

  • Nov 16, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former journalist in Nashville, Tennessee

    Media General gives employees their birthday off of work.

  • Nov 30, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Media Content Manager in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Health insurance is expensive, but time off policy isn't bad.

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan
  • Checkmark401K Plan (31)
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

  • CheckmarkMaternity & Paternity Leave (25)
  • Work From Home
  • Fertility Assistance
  • Dependent Care
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Childcare
  • Reduced or Flexible Hours
  • Military Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Unpaid Extended Leave

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

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