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ABC News Reviews

Updated March 7, 2019
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  • "long hours but worth it, as expected with field" (in 12 reviews)

  • "Upper management was a bit questionable" (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ABC News full-time

    Pros

    Great community, great benefits, a lot of fun

    Cons

    A lot of overnights, but that's news


  2. "Very Progressive"

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    Former Employee - Director in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Director in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ABC News full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    plenty of opportunity well paid

    Cons

    Lots of internal fighting for position very political ... felt like you had to watch your back all the time

    Advice to Management

    get to know employees

  3. "Amazing Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ABC News full-time

    Pros

    Perks like insurance and great base pay. Lots of travel.

    Cons

    24/7 news cycle has you glued to your phone.


  4. "good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ABC News full-time

    Pros

    stability, work atmosphere, location,job outlook

    Cons

    schedule and hours,and raises,and growth,and politics.

    Advice to Management

    don't look at the bottom to much


  5. "was one of the best experiences at the beginning then went downward"

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    Former Employee - Reporter in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Reporter in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ABC News full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good pay and work but it ends there

    Cons

    terrible management for a company this size


  6. "Good people, bad management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at ABC News full-time

    Pros

    Great co-workers, great benefit package

    Cons

    Bad management, hard to move around within DATG, disconnected from Disney values, lack of communication


  7. "Gooooood"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ABC News full-time

    Pros

    Nice environment in the company

    Cons

    No location preferences for the position

  8. "Disney really IS a great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Producer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Producer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ABC News full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Indeed, they truly get the importance of work-life balance. Want to work more/harder than ur colleagues? you’ll often be properly compensated regardless of gender.

    Cons

    Heck, it can be stressful and it’s unlikely you’ll become rich as a journalist.


  9. "Producer/Editor"

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    Current Employee - Video Editor in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Video Editor in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ABC News full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Security, Multiple Departments, Multi-Cultural, Awards

    Cons

    Lack of organization and or respect for post-production process

    Advice to Management

    Listen and apply.


  10. "Digital producer"

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    Current Employee - Digital Producer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Digital Producer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ABC News full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    talented team. Lot of self motivated people. Interesting work.

    Cons

    Lack of communication. Last minute changes. Long days.

    Advice to Management

    None