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Updated Oct 4, 2021

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3.3
34%
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45%
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Urban One President, CEO, Treasurer, and Director Alfred C. Liggins III
Alfred C. Liggins III
73 Ratings
Pros
  • "Fun people and work environment(in 8 reviews)

  • "Great people; great company to work for(in 7 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low pay and all about who likes you(in 9 reviews)

  • "the job sucks literally no growth(in 6 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      I loved it

      Oct 4, 2021 - Videographer/Editor in Saint Louis, MO
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company to work for

      Cons

      I loved wrong here so much

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Company with Great Opportunities

      Sep 27, 2021 - Producer/On-Air Talent in Dallas, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great team members who have a "can-do" attitude. The ability to work independently when necessary with little micro-managing.

      Cons

      The commute is far unless you live in the North Dallas area and the pay could be better, but the number of opportunities balances it out.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Not too bad

      Sep 9, 2021 - Local Sales Assistant in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Meeting new clients, learning new things every day. Every day is something different, so this job will keep you on your toes.

      Cons

      Working in radio sales can be fun and very fast paced but also very stressful at times.

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Hard work pays off

      Aug 14, 2021 - Senior Account Executive in Saint Louis, MO
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Manager Nate Dixon is amazing if you ever get a chance to work for him

      Cons

      very difficult work life balance

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Outdated and lacks moral

      Sep 9, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Work with down to earth amazing people of color - Competitiveish Salary - The people are mostly great

      Cons

      - No growth opportunities - No guiding light/ company morale - Corporate is so disconnected from the day to day reality of its employees - Lots of overworked and under inspired employees - The outlook of business is outdated and irrelevant to current times

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    6. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Eh

      Jul 15, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flex schedule sometimes Fun events

      Cons

      Toxic work environment Old company stuck in old ways Bad pay

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Family run business

      Apr 15, 2021 - Project Manager in Silver Spring, MD
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Opportunity to take on more responsibility

      Cons

      Limited growth and opportunity for pay increase

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good Company to work for but...

      Mar 12, 2021 - Senior Account Executive in Philadelphia, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Income but be prepared to be a self starter

      Cons

      Be prepared to cold call and destroy your car in process

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    9. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Toxic Culture

      Apr 22, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Dedicated & Compassionate People Vibrant Industry

      Cons

      Horrible Leadership Lack of Diversity in Leadership Don’t value employees No employer 401k contributions No pay increases for consecutive years

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    10. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Black Own Company Who Has Failed It's Community and Team

      May 4, 2021 - On-Air Talent 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      networking opportunities and looks good on resume

      Cons

      low pay, no job security, toxic work environment, bad leadership

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