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Disney ABC Television Reviews

Updated August 16, 2017
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  • Upper management is pretty hierarchical (in 10 reviews)

  • As funny as it might sound there is no work life balance (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great structured media company"

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

    Pros

    structured, good work life balance

    Cons

    not a lot of room for growth


  2. "Cool company where you get to work on fun projects, but not managed great."

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    Former Employee - Coordinator in Burbank, CA
    Former Employee - Coordinator in Burbank, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Disney ABC Television full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nice people, fun atmosphere, interesting content, good benefits, allowed some flexibility to manage time.

    Cons

    No upward mobility in some departments, toxic employees permitted to be toxic, low morale in some departments.

    Advice to Management

    Disney talks a lot about maintaining a positive work atmosphere, yet the company allows employees to misbehave and tarnish the work environment. Employees who are problematic need to be disciplined rather than be allowed to continue bad behavior. Some department heads don't promote good employees to look good for their bosses and to keep overhead costs low, meaning no chance of moving up if you're stuck in one of these departments.

  3. "ABC Disney"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Disney ABC Television full-time

    Pros

    ABC Disney was a great place to work

    Cons

    I was ony a daily hire never mad staff


  4. "Great place to work."

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    Former Employee - Writer in Burbank, CA
    Former Employee - Writer in Burbank, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Disney ABC Television (More than a year)

    Pros

    The best job I ever had. Beautiful facilities. Rich history. Theme park perks and health insurance.

    Cons

    Same political toxicity you find in any entertainment industry company.

    Advice to Management

    I can't really think of any.


  5. "Sales Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    A lot of responsibility, great culture, co-workers awesome, opportunity to form relationships/networking with many people at agencies

    Cons

    A lot of the day to day tasks are repetitive, can be tiring with all the entertaining you have to do.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Disney ABC Television full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance
    Great team dynamic
    Learning about the industry and working for ABC is pretty interesting

    Cons

    Company doesn't keep up with recent trends. Lack of 'extra' benefits that most companies offer (happy hours, etc). Pay isn't very competitive.


  7. "'The View'"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Once in a lifetime opportunity to see the behind-the-scenes

    Cons

    Some upper staff are not friendly

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Production Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Production Assistant in Burbank, CA
    Current Employee - Production Assistant in Burbank, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Disney ABC Television full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good perks and benefits. Work/Life balance.

    Cons

    Management can be subpar and difficult to move up within the same department.

    Advice to Management

    Reward your valuable employees and don't reward bad behavior.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "You will never be promoted, and never get a raise"

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    Current Employee - Director in Burbank, CA
    Current Employee - Director in Burbank, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Disney ABC Television (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    free disneyland tickets and disney discounts

    Cons

    you will never be promoted, you will never get a raise


  10. "Excellent workplace!"

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

    I worked at Disney ABC Television full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Brilliant colleagues who can think quickly and treat each other with kindness and respect. It's great to work with the best of the best!

    Cons

    None. I have absolutely nothing bad to say about the workplace . It is great to work there and I would highly recommend it.

    Advice to Management

    Great job!


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