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Updated Oct 18, 2021

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3.7
64%
Recommend to a Friend
77%
Approve of CEO
CNN President Jeff Zucker
Jeff Zucker
227 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits, pay and time off(in 53 reviews)

  • "Great place to work, & a lot of room to grow within the company(in 26 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "high pressure newsroom, work life balance is often difficult(in 35 reviews)

  • "long hours and increasing responsibilities(in 27 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great work place

      Sep 23, 2021 - Manager in Atlanta, GA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Best company I have ever worked for. Great vibe. Very respectful atmosphere.

      Cons

      Vaccines are required and mandatory for all employees

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Review

      Oct 13, 2021 - Studio Operator in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Opportunity to grow and learn

      Cons

      Inequality between departments, especially editorial and operations

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Didn't care about a lot of employees during pandemic

      Oct 18, 2021 - CNN Associate Producer in Atlanta, GA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits, generally high salaries Good growth in internal hiring

      Cons

      Pandemic ruined my opinion of the company. Top ratings in 40 years, almost no raise and no bonus. No regard for burnout and mental health. Being bought by ATT hurt the company: benefits not as good, layoffs.

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Not perfect but overall great company

      Oct 1, 2021 - Associate Producer in Atlanta, GA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company if you’re doing what you’re passionate about

      Cons

      Upward mobility and work life balance is sometimes tough Lack of diversity in senior roles

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    5. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Not terrible, not great

      Oct 12, 2021 - Show Producer in Atlanta, GA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits, competitive salaries for industry

      Cons

      Lack of strong business organization, poor messaging from seniors, EXTREMELY siloed and very little collaboration or communication between departments or units

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee

      It’s okayish

      Oct 8, 2021 - Production Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - good salary -good benefits -good perks

      Cons

      -work life balance not great -can be stresssful

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company

      Sep 16, 2021 - Analyst in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great management, takes care of employees

      Cons

      bumpy career path, not a lot of guidance

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      amazing

      Sep 15, 2021 - Journalist/Reporter in Fort Worth, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great company, pays very well

      Cons

      none at all, it is perfect

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    9. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Terrible work environment!

      Sep 29, 2021 - Producer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Learned a lot, but with a cost!

      Cons

      No support. Expectations from one person is not realistic You leave, no one cares onto the next. A factory!

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee

      good benefits

      Sep 26, 2021 - Assignment Editor in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      PTTO policy and leave is great. Great people

      Cons

      Journalists don't make good managers always without training

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