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Radio One Reviews

Updated December 20, 2018
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Radio One President, CEO, Treasurer, and Director Alfred C. Liggins III
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Pros
  • "They move you around between sales, promotions, programming, and traffic, so you learn a lot and get to see how it all works" (in 5 reviews)

  • "For the most part good work environment" (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "Very low pay and no career advancement" (in 8 reviews)

  • "There are no cons There is a liberal management policy that encourages a close knit organization" (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "OTJT"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Producer in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Producer in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Radio One full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great Team of people to work with every day

    Cons

    The Hours! The Show prep, the execution of the show, after show recap and Prep for the following days show...Confirming Guests, meetings, You are responsible for Mornings Street Promotion and/or Events, Afternoon Production, any additional production or changes that may come up per sales/client...some days it's non-stop - However, that's the life of a person in Radio/Television!!

    Advice to Management

    Pay should definitely be commensurate with the talents skill set and not based on his or hers previous employer/employment.


  2. "Great company poor management"

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

    I worked at Radio One full-time

    Pros

    You meet great people and make lasting connections. Working for the urban community and radio is fun and interesting work, and you learn a lot in the process.

    Cons

    Management has poor conflict resolution and seems to be more concerned about their bonuses then the morale and wellbeing of their employees.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees and make necessary changes.

  3. "Law Clerk"

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    Former Employee - Law Clerk in Silver Spring, MD
    Former Employee - Law Clerk in Silver Spring, MD
    Recommends

    I worked at Radio One part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Environment. Everyone is willing to help.

    Cons

    There were no Cons. Great Company.

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work.


  4. "Flexible hours, no room for growth"

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    Former Employee - Promotions Assistant in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Promotions Assistant in Baltimore, MD

    I worked at Radio One part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good entertainment industry experience
    Great opportunity to network
    Access to learning many skills involving media company operations

    Cons

    Pay is low
    They can be stingy with hours
    No room for upward mobility within departments

    Advice to Management

    Teach more of administrative side
    Create more opportunities for growth


  5. "Digital Sales Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Radio One full-time

    Pros

    Good work place to work

    Cons

    No cons at this time


  6. "Director of Sales"

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    Former Employee - North Carolina in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - North Carolina in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Radio One full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Radio One has a great culture.

    Cons

    Radio One does not focus on career growth for it's employees.

    Advice to Management

    Managers should develop some kind of career growth plan for their employees.


  7. "Good starting point"

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

    I worked at Radio One full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The company has a family environment.

    Cons

    The salaries are fairly low.

    Advice to Management

    Allow your people to learn and grow into bigger positions

  8. "great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends

    I worked at Radio One part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    great benefits and good people

    Cons

    maybe a heads up on lay offs

    Advice to Management

    communicate a tad bit better


  9. "I worked there there for 5 years"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Radio One full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    they is nothing good about this company

    Cons

    The Management is absolutely horrible.

    Advice to Management

    Clean out the management


  10. "Programming Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Radio One part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great networking & opportunity to learn diff. departments.

    Cons

    Not much opportunity for growth. No real benefits for part-timers.