ESPN Reviews

Updated May 17, 2020

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3.7
74%
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87%
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ESPN President James Pitaro
James Pitaro
328 Ratings
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  • "It is a 24-hour business and that often means work/life balance can take a hit(in 45 reviews)

  • "Long hours (but thats tv), stingy when its not a big production, ridiculous requests at times(in 39 reviews)

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  1. "RN"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - RN 
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    GREAT JOB awesome environment fun

    Cons

    none, great job here they

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    ESPN2020-05-18
  2. "Good, fun company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Producer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ESPN full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    By and large, they do right by their employees, and put them in challenging situations to facilitate growth.

    Cons

    There is often a lack of upward mobility.

    ESPN2020-05-01
  3. "It’s fine"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Research Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ESPN full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Lots of people with passion for what they do

    Cons

    Upward movement can be limited

    ESPN2020-04-21
  4. "Make sure you love media production"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Assistant in Bristol, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ESPN full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Access to Disney tickets.

    Cons

    Work long, non-standard hours. Little pay and promotions take a long time to happen.

    ESPN2020-03-17
  5. "Good Place"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in New York, NY

    I have been working at ESPN full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice people and fun to work in sports

    Cons

    Tough to move up to management

    ESPN2020-03-11
  6. "It's good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Digital Associate in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ESPN full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I get to travel and the people I work with are talented

    Cons

    lots of work, but it's cool

    ESPN2020-02-20
  7. "Pretty Good"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Assistant 
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at ESPN full-time

    Pros

    Good people but as a whole the company is big so doesn’t care about personal things

    Cons

    Work nights and weekends so no social life

    ESPN2020-02-27
  8. "ESPN"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Accounts Manager 

    I have been working at ESPN full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great company culture and fast paste

    Cons

    A lot of corporate politics to move up the ranks

    ESPN2020-02-11
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Beware: Not A Dream Job"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bristol, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ESPN full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent company perks & benefits

    Cons

    Poor Management: Several Managers working for this company 20+ years were immediately placed into their roles with no college degrees and /or management skills , resulting in poor management behavior. They must stop hiring/promoting someone referred by a friend or the 'Yes Ma'am's' known as the old Boy's Club mentality. Upper Management needs to wake up to better understanding what's really going on in their organization. Work/Life Balance - Tough work schedules/shift hours Low Pay - Salary not competitive with the current job market

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    ESPN2020-02-21
  10. "Great fun but stressful at times"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends

    I worked at ESPN full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice Disney benefits and fun atmosphere

    Cons

    Sometimes you have to stay late and have a lot on your plate.

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    ESPN2020-02-08
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