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Discovery Communications Reviews

Updated August 8, 2017
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Pros
  • Great people and work- life balance (in 72 reviews)

  • Amazing company to work with, great benefits and opportunities to grow (in 78 reviews)

Cons
  • I think work-life balance is Discovery has some opportunity areas (in 34 reviews)

  • all of upper management is scared to say no to leadership (in 34 reviews)

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  1. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Discovery Communications part-time

    Pros

    great culture fun work environment

    Cons

    opportunity to grow; not very inclusive


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Production and Development Internship"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Discovery Communications as an intern

    Pros

    Great people/sense of community to work in. Exciting to be around networks like Discovery and Animal Planet. Internship program features advice from higher ups.

    Cons

    There weren't any negative things for me!

  3. "good experience to work as an intern in discovery"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Discovery Communications as an intern

    Pros

    The intern program includes variety of activities and is very productive.

    Cons

    No obvious cons as i concerned


  4. "Company Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Discovery Communications full-time

    Pros

    Progressive company that celebrates innovation and creativity, great benefits package and work/life balance programming.

    Cons

    None at the present time


  5. "Great place to work"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Discovery Communications as an intern

    Pros

    Everyone is willing to help

    Cons

    Little room to move up


  6. "Discovery treats their employees well"

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

    I have been working at Discovery Communications full-time

    Pros

    They treat you well, flex work options, good benefits

    Cons

    can't think of any, the pay could be higher but no cons really

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing a great job, and listen to your employees a bit more


  7. "Commercial Operations Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Discovery Communications full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits. Great people and work- life balance.

    Cons

    no room for growth.

  8. "Great place to work!"

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

    I have been working at Discovery Communications as a contractor

    Pros

    Great place to work I really like all the opportunities.

    Cons

    Actually no cons I can think of a this moment.


  9. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Network Presentation Schedule Analyst in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Network Presentation Schedule Analyst in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Discovery Communications full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good Place to work. Great benefits. Excellent working relationships. Close to restaurants. Excellent management staff and training opportunities.

    Cons

    The brand is not what it used to be.


  10. "Comercial Operations Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Discovery Communications full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing company to work with, great benefits and opportunities to grow.

    Cons

    Nothing, this company has a great work ethics.


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