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News Corp Reviews

Updated February 20, 2017
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  • 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. "Sales"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advertising Account Executive- Sales in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Advertising Account Executive- Sales in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Management has been a pleasure to work with in my time there. Very Hands On
    Also give freedom to learn and explore new opportunities within company.

    Cons

    The backend is atrocious. Very dated systems.

    Advice to Management

    Upgrade Systems, and bring in qualified help.


  2. "A good place"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager
    Former Employee - Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People were professional, fun, friendly, collaborative for the most part. Like any place, you're gonna have politics and a couple of bad apples. My job was to bridge IT and the businesses and that for the most part was working - people were responsive to the mission

    Cons

    Politics can get in the way of the actual job.

    Advice to Management

    Turf wars impact morale and execution. What do you do to discourage or discipline such unproductive behaviors....


  3. "Decent place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Media Buyer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Media Buyer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very corporate and well structured

    Cons

    I do not have any real cons to share


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  5. "News Corp Review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at News Corp full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, nice people (mostly young families)

    Cons

    Like any large company that has been around for a long time, some upper management are stagnant and resistant to change. Not all, just some


  6. "Dynamic and ever changing place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at News Corp full-time

    Pros

    Very entrepreneurial environment that encourages risk taking.

    Cons

    Decentralized systems and structure creates inefficiencies

    Advice to Management

    Find a happy medium between allowing companies the freedom to operate on their own while creating efficiencies for the overall company through better infrastructure and information sharing


  7. "as an independent contractor with a lot of experience I was given a chance to shine and meet my potential"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Reporter in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Reporter in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    PRO
    High per diem rate for independent contracting, good personal support from staff, but that may have to do with a high comfort level with reporting from outside the central office and rarely being embroiled in internal office politics. Turnover gives one a chance to move up. Young, friendly staff.
    Billing issues resolved in a good manner that is as efficient as they can be, given that the office I work with has to deal with a central bureaucracy. They want to keep their stringers happy.

    Cons

    A sclerotic view of institutional change, e.g. expansion, has made it difficult to understand why a 6 billion dollar publicly traded company can't commit to a new news bureau. Artistically, limited change in form of news story. Creative potential not 100% realized.

    Advice to Management

    Go to bat more to make the news programming more of what you believe in your heart it should be.


  8. "you have to welll dessed as its media company. you can see lots of celebrities there."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Intern in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Software Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice work culture, Good company and location is simply awesome.

    Cons

    you have to be smart, otherwise you will feel depressing. This is media company, so you need good presence of mind.

    Advice to Management

    some times they dont treat you well. Its all depend on how much useful you are for them..


  9. "It is demanding but a nice environment to work in"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Competitive salary once you are full time and even temping

    Cons

    Highly demanding work load most of the time

    Advice to Management

    Training policy could be improved


  10. "Great place to work with a lot of freedom to do your job how you think it should be done."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Planning in Century City, CA
    Current Employee - Planning in Century City, CA
    Recommends

    Pros

    Product
    Freedom
    People
    Good work / life balance

    Cons

    Declining industry
    Promotions aren't given as often as deserved


  11. "If you can avoid your position being outsourced, It's great"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The starting pay / benefits is better than the industry average.

    Cons

    Quality and creativity continue to be sacrificed to the automation gods with no consideration beyond cost-saving.

    Advice to Management

    From top to bottom, your employees have made you successful. Automation/Outsourcing will never replace the experience and talent you're loosing.



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