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Updated February 14, 2018
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Radio One President, CEO, Treasurer, and Director Alfred C. Liggins III
Alfred C. Liggins III
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  • Very low pay and no career advancement (in 7 reviews)

  • Very difficult to balance work and family life with the long hours that often include evenings, weekends and holidays (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great People"

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    Former Employee - Promotions Assistant in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Promotions Assistant in Indianapolis, IN

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with
    Fun job and environment

    Cons

    A little unorganized at times


  2. "Great place to start off in the business...BUT...."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Radio One full-time

    Pros

    The people are awesome and very knowledgeable! It's great to work with people that have so much experience because I'm constantly learning.

    Cons

    Very hard to grow in this market

  3. "Producer"

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

    I worked at Radio One part-time

    Pros

    Has a Great working environment within the company.

    Cons

    The company has a very small staff.


  4. "You Can Grow"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Radio One part-time

    Pros

    Family environment, Fun Atmosphere, And There is Definitely opportunities to grow.

    Cons

    The pay is not the best but I think that is how radio is in general.


  5. "A lot of work and people are under appreciated"

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    Current Employee - Marketing and Community Affairs Specialist in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Marketing and Community Affairs Specialist in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Radio One full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits and exposure. For the most part good work environment . Good resources but you have to find them.

    Cons

    Lack of training. They don't train until they prove you are worth training until then a lot of self learning

    Advice to Management

    Treat people equally


  6. "Sales Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Radio One full-time

    Pros

    Great people and every day is different

    Cons

    Urban Media Specialist but there are a lot of non-minority employees in high position of power

    Advice to Management

    Don


  7. "Production"

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

    I worked at Radio One full-time

    Pros

    Relaxed fun atmosphere with interesting and diverse work force.

    Cons

    Nature of the business calls for long hours

    Advice to Management

    Recognize what's really being asked of employees. Stress accountability across the board.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Phila, PA
    Former Employee - Intern in Phila, PA

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

    Pros

    Was very flexible and laid back environment. Fun staff.

    Cons

    Not organized at all. Could've been a better experience for the interns.


  9. "Working at Radio One"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Radio One full-time

    Pros

    The work was interesting and employees are often given a lot of responsibility and autonomy.

    Cons

    Low employee morale and disappointing benefits and bonuses.


  10. "Great Start For New Hires"

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    Current Employee - Board Operator in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Board Operator in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Radio One part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great work environment, teamwork, leadership

    Cons

    low pay rates, small budgets, minimum hours, limited benefits

    Advice to Management

    Keep hiring PDs that aren't afraid to let through new talent shine to their full potential. Also provide training and encouragement.


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