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Updated July 13, 2018
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Pros
  • "Great people, dynamic work place" (in 16 reviews)

  • "The interns have a fun orientation and good work environment together" (in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • "Only cons for me was work life balance" (in 13 reviews)

  • "There is room for growth if you have a manager who pushes for it, however there are many hoops that they have to jump through to get it" (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "newscaster"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at FOX News full-time

    Pros

    great organization, takes care of their people

    Cons

    very conservative views, sometimes misses things

    Advice to Management

    become more mid stream


  2. "Coordinator"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at FOX News full-time

    Pros

    Three weeks vacation time for full time employees.

    Cons

    Toxic culture, no work life balance

  3. "Living in the stone age"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at FOX News full-time

    Pros

    Some great people work there, competitive salaries and very good benefits.

    Cons

    Virtually no resources or technology and understaffing is a major concern.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in people, partnerships and technologies. Embrace innovation.


  4. "Great, if you're Right"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at FOX News full-time

    Pros

    There are some very talented people to work with.

    Cons

    As long as you don't mind producing a product that is totally motivated by the politics of the company's executives, you're fine.


  5. "Production Assitant"

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    Former Employee - Production Assistant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Production Assistant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at FOX News full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Job security and good benefits.

    Cons

    Harsh work environment, hard to take off days, management overworks employees.

    Advice to Management

    Stop grinding your employees into the ground. It's unacceptable how long you work positions higher than your salary without being compensated.


  6. "Worked here for 6 years. Not a bad place to work but not fantastic either"

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    Current Employee - Video Editor in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Video Editor in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FOX News full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The people you work with are all really nice for the most part. Managers are understanding and accommodating to the best of their abilities

    Cons

    The facilities are old and don't look great. Some of the technology is over 10 years old, and the less client facing floors look beat up. The kitchens don't even have coffee machines in them. The bias is also worse than it has been recently

    Advice to Management

    Invest more in keeping up with advancing technology and little perks for employees to help them through the long days. And make an effort to have more realistic and unbiased programming


  7. "Graphic Design"

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    Current Employee - Graphic Artist in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Graphic Artist in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at FOX News full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Good vacation allowance
    Flexible Schedule

    Cons

    No where to climb for creative art oriented positions. If you are a Graphic Designer or a daily Graphics Artist, don't spend more that two years of your career here. Unless your interested in crossing into a more managerial corporate position. Lots of repetitive template updating, very few creative assignments. And when they do give you something to design you have to find the time in between your daily graphics work quota. After a while this becomes uninspiring.

  8. "Working at Fox"

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    Former Employee - Senior Graphic Designer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Graphic Designer in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at FOX News full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Job Stability, Pay, reliable merit-based raises.

    Cons

    Middle Management is abusive. Not a place to learn.
    HR enables abusive managers

    Advice to Management

    It can take 2 years for a skilled employee to full get up to speed. If they leave because of the toxic environment, your productivity takes a real hit.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Fox News Environment"

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    Current Employee - Associate Producer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Associate Producer in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FOX News full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You're always busy, so the day goes by quickly

    Cons

    Everyone seems very unhappy, so it's kind of a downer. The salary is also not nearly as high as other media companies.


  10. "cameraman"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good solid company, well produced.

    Cons

    Biased reporting, they need to expand their views.


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