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Thrillist Media Group Overview

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New York, NY
201 to 500 employees
2005
Company - Private
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Thrillist is the essential resource for how to spend your time and money. With deep-cut local coverage in over 40 US cities, and national reporting on the stories that matter, we deliver fun at home and on the road. We cover all the stuff you love -- food, drink, travel, tech ... Read more

Thrillist Media Group Reviews

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    I worked at Thrillist Media Group (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice company overall, smart writers, great content.
    Cool atmosphere generally

    Cons

    Not a place for adults, very college dorm mentality, pranks and jokes

    Advice to Management

    Really pay attention to who works hard, not just the word of long term employees

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Thrillist Media Group Interviews

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    Associate Writer Interview

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    Negative Experience

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Thrillist Media Group (New York, NY).

    Interview

    had a phone interview with someone from HR then went for an in-person with a senior editor and managing editor. both in-person interviewers seemed like they hadn't even looked at my resume, and appeared uninterested in talking to me

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Company Updates

  • It's been a HUGE day for us in the press! So excited for what's in store!! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIolF

    4 media companies including Thrillist and NowThis have merged - and Discovery just poured $100 million into it

    Discovery Communications is making a $100 million investment in an entity called "Group Nine Media," a new holding company that ties together media brands Thrillist, NowThis, The Dodo, and Seeker (Discovery's digital network). Ben Lerer, Thrillist's CEO, will be the CEO of Group Nine.

  • Great example of the super exciting stuff we're doing at Thrillist, and how we're changing the game! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vI362

    How Thrillist Studied The Impact Of Its Biggest Branded Viral Hit | AdExchanger

    When Thrillist's branded video of a fake grandpa weightlifting on Muscle Beach tallied more than 50 million Facebook views in 48 hours, it seemed to validate the pub's 2015 decision to expand its editorial and sponsored video operations. But Thrillist CoLab, the branded content arm of Thrillist, wanted to test if the viral hit actually...

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Thrillist Media Group Awards & Accolades

  • America's Most Promising Companies, Forbes, 2013
  • 5 Startups to Watch, Inc., 2013
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