Compare Media General vs Nexstar Media Group BETA

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Media General

Employee Ratings

  • Media General scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Nexstar Media Group scored higher in 1 area: Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.9
(based on 138 reviews)
Media General employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Nexstar Media Group employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.6
(based on 341 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.7
Career Opportunities
2.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Media General employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Nexstar Media Group employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
2.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.4
Senior Management
2.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.6
Culture & Values
2.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Media General Ceo Vincent L. Sadusky
66%
66%Vincent L. Sadusky
Media General employees rated their CEO Approval 34% higher than Nexstar Media Group employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Nexstar Media Group Ceo Perry A. Sook
32%
32%Perry A. Sook
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
36%
Media General employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Nexstar Media Group employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
31%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
16%
Positive Business Outlook
25%
Nexstar Media Group employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Media General employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Nexstar Media Group has 520 more total submitted salaries than Media General.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Reporter5 Salaries
$35,669/yr
Account Executive12 Salaries
$49,132/yr
Database Administrator3 Salaries
$123,427/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
News Producer53 Salaries
$30,413/yr
Account Executive23 Salaries
$38,162/yr
Broadcast Engineer9 Salaries
$46,051/yr

What Employees Say

  • Nexstar Media Group had 8 more reviews than Media General that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Furloughs" was the most mentioned Con at Media General.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Nexstar Media Group.
Pros
Pros
"News"(in 7 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 6 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 14 reviews)
"Good people"(in 10 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Furloughs"(in 9 reviews)
"Mergers"(in 8 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 28 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 23 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Traffic Manager

I have been working at Media General full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Overall great place to work.

Cons

Wish pay raises were better.

"Learned alot"Feb 5, 2020

Former Employee - Digital Sales Manager

I worked at Nexstar Media Group full-time for more than a year

Pros

Nexstar is a Growing Company

Cons

Nexstar sold the Stations I worked with

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