News Corp Reviews

Updated 14 October, 2014
Updated 14 October, 2014
48 Reviews
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  1.  

    Challenging organizational culture (siloed organizational structure), highly politicized culture; Excellent perks

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I worked at News Corp full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Fascinating and abundant professional opportunities; compensation and perks are competitive; fast-paced/energetic culture

    Cons

    Highly political culture; right hand often does not know what the left hand is doing; executive management disconnected from what happens at mid executive and line level; fractured organizational culture

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create opportunities for employees at every level to connect to the mission and vision of the enterprise

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Internship

    Former Employee - Intern in Brisbane (Australia)
    Former Employee - Intern in Brisbane (Australia)

    I worked at News Corp as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Led to offer to apply for permanent role. Was able to publish onto News.com.au website.

    Cons

    Mainly vox-Pops. No salary.

  3.  

    good company, nice offices but slow moving

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    Former Employee - Head of Digital Media in Sydney (Australia)
    Former Employee - Head of Digital Media in Sydney (Australia)

    I worked at News Corp part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    the 24 hour kitchen, the gym, the culture of trust

    Cons

    it took a long time to get simple projects done

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Good company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Sydney (Australia)
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Sydney (Australia)

    I worked at News Corp full-time (less than an 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
  6.  

    Operations and Pricing held multiple roles

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Operations & Pricing in Sydney (Australia)
    Current Employee - Operations & Pricing in Sydney (Australia)

    I have been working at News Corp full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Global company with lots of opportunities.

    Cons

    If you get an obnoxious stuck up management, which a lot of them are, your hard working days are taken for granted, you are just another number in that case.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You need management change heads of upwards. People under are not valued. Culture is really demoralizing.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Jurassic Park

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Sydney (Australia)
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Sydney (Australia)

    I have been working at News Corp full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    people are pretty chilled.
    Good location

    Cons

    its a dinosaur. The writing has been on the wall for a long time for print media, and they suck at digital.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    look for another job

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    What's the saying, step over a dime to pick up a penny?

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I worked at News Corp full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great for your resume - the Fox name is impressive
    Opportunity to learn a lot

    Cons

    Pay is low if you were hired after the recession, with 2% annual raises (can't speak for the union)
    Understaffed - expect to do multiple jobs
    Budgets are tight - seems like other station groups outspend us in every market
    Internal departments as well as sister companies (like Fox Broadcasting) poorly communicate with each other
    Depending on your title, expect to spend a quarter of your time on conference calls

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Step away from the bottom line and invest in the happiness of your employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    Horrible place to work, in a culture very racist that disregard minority employees.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Photographer, Photo Editor in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Photographer, Photo Editor in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at News Corp full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Ok company to work for a little while.

    Cons

    Lack of leadership, lack of respect to the employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat your employees with respect, they are the most valuable asset on the company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    Reasonable employer

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Journalist in Sydney (Australia)
    Current Employee - Journalist in Sydney (Australia)

    I have been working at News Corp full-time (less than an 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
  11.  

    Great Staff

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    • Career Opportunities
    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 (more than an 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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