Nation Media Group Reviews

Updated Jun 30, 2020

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3.1
72%
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Pros
  • "Good working environment i recommend it for those looking for fair working environment(in 5 reviews)

  • "Team work and career development are nutured in all departments therefore giving employees encouragement to work(in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work-life balance is loop sided due to erractic working hours and department expectations(in 3 reviews)

  • "Mass firing of employees poor management(in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Manager in Nairobi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Nation Media Group part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great HR structure in place as well as policies that control employee behavior

    Cons

    Limited room for growth. Those at the top never move.

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  2. "Great team work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Kampala
    Recommends

    I worked at Nation Media Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It is a good brand with lots of exposure in terms of networks The culture is very friendly and family like There is great opportunity for leaning something new everyday

    Cons

    The pay is abit low Communication especially top down could be better

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  3. "Incompetent"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Journalist 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Nation Media Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Has systems, open managing and executive editor

    Cons

    Tribalism, sex for promotions, red tape, old people fixed on their old ways

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  4. "effective employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Business Account Executive in Nairobi
    Recommends

    I worked at Nation Media Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    communication and decision making involves all staff

    Cons

    work life balance not so good

  5. "Customer Relations, Sales & Marketing, People management & Development"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Key Accounts Accountant in Nairobi
    Recommends

    I worked at Nation Media Group full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Massive, all rounded experience on media operations

    Cons

    poor remuneration, insufficient inhouse training

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  6. "Head of Human Resource"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Head of Human Resource in Kampala
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Nation Media Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fantastic training ground. Professionalism and independent thinking encouraged

    Cons

    Rigidity to change due to legacy mindset

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  7. "Former employee at Nation Media Group"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Nation Media Group full-time

    Pros

    Good culture and inner workings

    Cons

    Finding a work life balance

  8. "Graphic designer"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Nation Media Group full-time

    Pros

    It’s a good place to get media experience because most of the experts work there.

    Cons

    People with the same job description are being paid different salaries for reasons I don’t know.

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  9. "Editor"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Nation Media Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good compensation package at the top levels, not so much at lower levels

    Cons

    Poor management overall which has led to decline of the outlets' fortunes

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  10. "Science reporter"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Nation Media Group full-time

    Pros

    Tries to make working conditions safe for its employees

    Cons

    Very rigid management, old leadership that does not accommodate the young

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