News Corp Reviews

Updated 28 August, 2014
Updated 28 August, 2014
44 Reviews
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  1.  

    Good company

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst  in  Sydney (Australia)
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Sydney (Australia)

    I worked at News Corp full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    great people, not very stressful

    Cons

    The salary was not very high versus other companies.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Reasonable employer

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    Current Employee - Journalist  in  Sydney (Australia)
    Current Employee - Journalist in Sydney (Australia)

    I have been working at News Corp full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Supportive, friendly, good work conditions.

    Cons

    Dogmatic, poor technology, understaffed (as most media companies)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Less political bias in news

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great Staff

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    Former Employee - Tax Intern  in  New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Tax Intern in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at News Corp as an intern for more than a year

    Pros

    Extremely coordinated tax department, with very competend and friendly people. I had a great experience while I was working at News Corp.

    Cons

    Sometimes there would not be much work for me to do as an intern, but everyone was always very helpful and understanding when I got swamped with things to do

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would suggest that you keep your interns occupied and keep trying to teach them more. The internship program at News Corp is great, and I was completely happy with it.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Sales

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    Current Employee - Advertising Account Executive- Sales  in  New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Advertising Account Executive- Sales in New York, NY (US)

    I have been working at News Corp full-time for 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 ManagementAdvice

    Upgrade Systems, and bring in qualified help.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    A good place

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    Former Employee - Manager
    Former Employee - Manager

    I worked at News Corp full-time for 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 ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Decent place to work

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    Former Employee - Media Buyer  in  New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Media Buyer in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at News Corp full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very corporate and well structured

    Cons

    I do not have any real cons to share

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

    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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great place to work and plenty of scope for growth internally. Sometimes it can be easy to go unrecognised.

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    Former Employee - Account Manager  in  London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Account Manager in London, England (UK)

    I worked at News Corp full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Large structured company.
    Plenty of room to move up the ladder if you have the commitment and time!
    They're always looking at the next big thing.
    As long as they keep up to date with growing technology they should continue to be impressive.

    Cons

    It can be a bit of a fight at times to be recognised but thats pretty much the same for all large companies.
    A little bit late adopting their magazines for digital.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Dynamic and ever changing place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    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 ManagementAdvice

    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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

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

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    Current Employee - Reporter  in  New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Reporter in New York, NY (US)

    I have been working at News Corp

    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 ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
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