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"Very DC"

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Former Employee - Account Director in Washington, DC
Former Employee - Account Director in Washington, DC
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at Atlantic Media Company full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

The access to people of power is awesome.
Company Lunch room is nice.
Rosita, Rosita, Rosita!!!
Great location

Cons

Very cliquish
Lots of cronyism on the business side.
Obsession with beating Politico has ruined the brand and cheapened the coverage.

Advice to Management

Try to reduce turnover.

Other Employee Reviews for Atlantic Media Company

  1. "Great place to work, especially when learning the DC media landscape."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Interesting and intelligent colleagues
    Close work with editorial side
    Always something interesting going on in publishing

    Cons

    Unclear career path
    Management is hit or miss, with much of it being excellent but a few folks who just seem to be incumbents.


  2. "Friendly Culture, But a Clique Mentality"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Manager in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Atlantic Media Company full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Wonderfully friendly colleagues who really are committed to their jobs.
    - Ability to work with thought leaders, journalists, and learn from the Atlantic and National Journal
    - Spirit of generosity drives business decisions and hiring decisions.
    - Flex time for PTO. Meaning you just take the days you need!

    Cons

    - Low pay by DC standards.
    - Friendly culture can turn into a clique culture with a lot of gossip.
    - Not having the right friendships could hurt your career growth.

    Advice to Management

    When making career path decisions, get to know the people you are actually promoting or managing as opposed to relying on hearsay.

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