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News Corp Reviews

Updated November 8, 2017
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Pros
  • Work/life balance available depending on your manager (in 8 reviews)

  • Autonomy; production over process; extremely fast paced; take as much responsibility as you want; (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • He is only interested in making himself look good and spent little to no time leading and empowering his team (in 3 reviews)

  • low wages, no room for growth, understaffed (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Hard work, but plenty of upsides"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at News Corp full-time

    Pros

    Salary is solid for a reporter, as are benefits.

    Cons

    Like most media companies, struggling to adjust to digital. Has resulted in heavy work loads all round.


  2. "Internal Consultant"

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

    Pros

    Autonomy; production over process; extremely fast paced; take as much responsibility as you want;

    Cons

    Not for the feint of heart; decisions on the run

  3. "Overall a pretty solid company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at News Corp full-time

    Pros

    - Pretty focused on staying up to date with technology
    - Work/life balance available depending on your manager

    Cons

    Implementations executed without fully keeping the support team abreast of these changes. Pretty much the last to know.

    Advice to Management

    Promote from within.
    Informed the support team about new changes and technologies so they can better be prepared.


  4. "Senior Accountant"

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

    I worked at News Corp full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with and great advancement within the company!

    Cons

    Split with 21st Century Fox


  5. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Reporter in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Reporter in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Awesome place to work every single day.

    Cons

    The News Corp Cafeteria at 1211 AoA sucks.

    Advice to Management

    keep it up


  6. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at News Corp full-time

    Pros

    Very sophisticated and experienced teams

    Cons

    Large organization that is globally distributed


  7. "Working at News Corp"

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

    I worked at News Corp full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great working atmosphere, Gym and Childcare on site

    Cons

    Communication could be better between departments.

  8. "Senior Sales Executive"

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    Current Employee - Senior Sales Representative in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Representative in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at News Corp full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Solid company, with great benefits and professional staff.

    Cons

    Media business can be difficult


  9. "Great place to work"

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

    I worked at News Corp full-time

    Pros

    Very good benefits are available

    Cons

    Not a whole lot of room for growth


  10. "Editor"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Managing Editor in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Assistant Managing Editor in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at News Corp full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great company, smart colleague, collegial atmosphere and good opportunities to advance and grow within the organization. Attractive offices and location

    Cons

    Under resourced, people are increasingly concerned about the future and the direction of units within the organization. Sometimes staffers feel overwhelmed and under supported.


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