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The 20 Best Broadcast Media Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (January 2021)

Looking for a new job in broadcast media? Check our list of the most female-friendly employers in the industry, as rated by the women who work there.

InHerSight's list of the best broadcast media companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Broadcast Media companies on this list have 10 or more submissions as of January 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best broadcast media companies to work for

1. Nickelodeon

3.8 stars

Nickelodeon is a broadcast media company headquartered in the New York City, NY area,. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Nickelodeon:

"As a woman, Nickelodeon is an inspiring place to work. The majority of the executive leadership are strong, brilliant, creative women who care about what they do and also support …"

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2. NPR

3.8 stars

NPR is a broadcast media company headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.1 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

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3. Scripps Networks Interactive

3.7 stars

Scripps Networks Interactive is a broadcast media company headquartered in the Knoxville, TN area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Scripps Networks Interactive:

"I’ve been with Scripps (now Discovery) for 7 years and feel the company is above average on how women in the workplace are treated. I’ve had two babies while employed there. They …"

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4. Turner (Turner Broadcasting System)

3.6 stars

Turner (Turner Broadcasting System) is a broadcast media company headquartered in the Atlanta, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars).

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5. Cox Communications

3.6 stars

Cox Communications is a broadcast media company headquartered in the Atlanta, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Cox Communications:

"Great place to work!"

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6. Discovery Communications

3.6 stars

Discovery Communications is a broadcast media company headquartered in the Silver Spring, MD area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and family growth support (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Discovery Communications:

"Such a positive work environment. Treat you like people rather than merely employees. Your managers want to help you grow"

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7. NBC Sports

3.5 stars

NBC Sports is a broadcast media company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

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8. WGBH

3.1 stars

WGBH is a broadcast media company headquartered in the Boston, MA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (3.7 stars) and flexible work hours (3.6 stars).

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9. CNN

3.1 stars

CNN is a broadcast media company headquartered in the Atlanta, GA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (3.5 stars) and paid time off (3.6 stars).

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10. FOX Sports

2.9 stars

FOX Sports is a broadcast media company headquartered in the Los Angeles, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.9 stars) and the people you work with (3.4 stars).

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11. iHeartMedia Inc.

2.9 stars

iHeartMedia Inc. is a broadcast media company headquartered in the Alamo Heights, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.4 stars) and the people you work with (3.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for iHeartMedia Inc.:

"I actually work for corporate out of New York, not for Cincinnati, even though my office is here (because this is where my family is). So it was hard to answer these questions pro…"

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12. Raycom Media

2.9 stars

Raycom Media is a broadcast media company that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars) and management opportunities (4.0 stars).

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13. ESPN

2.8 stars

ESPN is a broadcast media company headquartered in the Bristol, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (3.8 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for ESPN:

"it never closes. be prepared to work weekends, holidays, early mornings and overnights."

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14. Hearst Television

2.8 stars

Hearst Television is a broadcast media company headquartered in the New York City, NY area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.2 stars) and paid time off (3.4 stars).

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15. Entercom

2.8 stars

Entercom is a broadcast media company headquartered in the Bala-Cynwyd, PA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (3.4 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.4 stars).

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16. TEGNA

2.7 stars

TEGNA is a broadcast media company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.0 stars) and support for diversity (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for TEGNA:

"This company is extremely easy to work for. They value your opinions and just want to watch you succeed. Also, you get full benefits including paid maternity leave, easy health ca…"

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17. Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc

2.5 stars

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc is a broadcast media company headquartered in the Irving, TX area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc:

"Some of my lower scores are station specific. It’s a small station so it just doesn’t really apply. I’m sure if I needed a lactation room they would find a way to accommodate."

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18. Gray Television

2.5 stars

Gray Television is a broadcast media company that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (3.3 stars) and the people you work with (3.2 stars).

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19. Cumulus Media

2.3 stars

Cumulus Media is a broadcast media company headquartered in the Atlanta, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (3.2 stars) and paid time off (3.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Cumulus Media:

"While our company is amazing, and our CEO is a woman, women generally do not earn even near as much as men"

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20. Alpha Media USA

2.1 stars

Alpha Media USA is a broadcast media company headquartered in the Portland, OR area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.1 stars) and flexible work hours (2.9 stars).

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Companies with at least 10 submissions from current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of January 1, 2021.

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