ABC News Reviews

Updated Aug 5, 2020

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3.6
79%
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85%
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ABC News President James Goldston
James Goldston
27 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "long hours depending on project(in 13 reviews)

  • "Hard to find a work life balance as you are expected to be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Had a nice run..."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Digitizer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ABC News part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great team. Good energy. You learn a tremendous amount about the TV industry and media in general.

    Cons

    Senior colleagues boss you around.

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  2. "They Take Care of You"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ABA Therapist in Wheaton, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ABC News part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    awesome management, good communication and training

    Cons

    Schedules is based on clients and availability

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  3. "digital news associate"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Digital News Associate 

    I worked at ABC News full-time

    Pros

    there is room for growth

    Cons

    the culture can be toxic, lots of back-stabbing

  4. "Sunday Mornings in San Francisco"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Writer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ABC News part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people are the best. It was a small crew and everyone was supportive. The job is challenging, especially between 2 and 4 am, but you make a difference.

    Cons

    News by nature shows people at their highest and lowest. The constant stress of disaster news during my tenure was difficult with a new family

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  5. "Job review"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in New York, NY

    I worked at ABC News full-time

    Pros

    Company culture and collaborative environment

    Cons

    IT is going through restructuring, closing NYC shop with layoffs and hiring a vendor with Columbia based workforce for support of the existing apps.

  6. "Great Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Motion Graphics Designer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ABC News part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Clear workflow and objectives for most task

    Cons

    No real cons to be honest

  7. "Happening"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Engineer in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at ABC News full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    time is flexible, so you have to come early

    Cons

    shift is a problem, you have take day shift

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  8. "Producer salary"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Multimedia Producer in New York, NY

    I have been working at ABC News full-time

    Pros

    Great work place. Good people. Good journalists

    Cons

    Outdated building, outdated computers. Limited office supplies

  9. "Heavy work load"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at ABC News full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Opportunity to produce varied, important content

    Cons

    unrealistic goals and deadlines for quality of work desired

  10. "Great company!!"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Producer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ABC News full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Love it! Overall good company, wonderful employees, awesome benefits, good pay and room to grow.

    Cons

    Long and crazy hours, including overnights and weekends...but that's the news industry for you.

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