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The 18 Best Broadcast Media Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (December 2019)

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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 been rated by 10 or more participants as of December 2, 2019. Rate your company ›

The 18 best broadcast media companies to work for

1. Scripps Networks Interactive

3.6 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and paid time off (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. The..."

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2. 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Turner (Turner Broadcasting System):

"Turner is much better than many companies based in Georgia. It does well with maternity leave, family planning and telecommuting. Every day support is dependent on the team. I a..."

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3. NPR

3.4 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 wellness initiatives (4.1 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.1 stars).

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4. Cox Communications

3.4 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 paid time off (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.7 stars).

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

"It was a great place to work until the company consolidation. "

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5. NBC Sports

3.3 stars

NBC Sports is a broadcast media company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

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6. ESPN

3.2 stars

ESPN is a broadcast media company headquartered in the Los Angeles, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for family growth support (3.8 stars) and wellness initiatives (3.8 stars).

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

"A LOT better than most might assume, but still lots of room for improvement."

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7. FOX Sports

3.0 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 maternity and adoptive leave (3.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for FOX Sports:

"For a company that works with a primarily male-oriented branch of entertainment, I found the environment at FOX Sports to be a level and fair playing field (no pun intended) for..."

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8. CNN

3.0 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 maternity and adoptive leave (3.7 stars) and paid time off (3.6 stars).

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

"Generally satisfactory in most categories. "

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9. Raycom Media

3.0 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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10. 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 (4.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.7 stars).

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11. TEGNA

2.8 stars

TEGNA is a broadcast media company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (3.6 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.6 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 ..."

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12. Entercom

2.6 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 female representation in leadership (3.4 stars) and the people you work with (3.3 stars).

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13. 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 equal opportunities for women and men (3.7 stars) and management opportunities (3.5 stars).

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14. 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 (3.0 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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15. Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc

2.3 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 (3.2 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.0 stars).

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

"They offered me a job as Master Control Operator but I was surpassed by another woman, who was also black. So that's good. Definitely non-judgmental. No biases against women, in..."

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16. Fox News

2.3 stars

Fox News is a broadcast media company that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.8 stars) and the people you work with (3.0 stars).

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17. Sinclair Broadcast Group

2.2 stars

Sinclair Broadcast Group is a broadcast media company headquartered in the Cockeysville, MD area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (2.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Sinclair Broadcast Group:

"To me there is opportunity everywhere one just has to look with to figure out a path to what they want "

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18. Alpha Media USA

2.2 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 ratings and reviews from at least 10 current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of December 2, 2019.

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