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The 20 Best Media Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (April 2020)

Looking for a new job in 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 media companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Media companies on this list have been rated by 20 or more participants as of April 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best media companies to work for

1. Sterling-Rice Group

4.3 stars

Sterling-Rice Group is a marketing and advertising company headquartered in the Boulder, CO area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Sterling-Rice Group:

"I'm impressed with how management and HR really care about us moms and how we're doing. When I returned from having a baby they were flexible with me and very caring. They even ..."

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2. Chicago Marketing, Inc

4.2 stars

Chicago Marketing, Inc is a marketing and advertising company headquartered in the Downers Grove, IL area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Chicago Marketing, Inc:

"Good Leadership and Great Environment!"

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3. Chronicle Books

4.1 stars

Chronicle Books is a publishing company headquartered in the San Francisco, CA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.7 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Chronicle Books:

"Chronicle Books is a feminist, empowering, humbling place to work! The company not only speaks about social change, but actively takes steps to put their money where their mouth..."

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4. XO Group Inc.

4.0 stars

XO Group Inc. is an online media company headquartered in the New York City, NY area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.9 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.8 stars).

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5. Netflix

3.9 stars

Netflix is an entertainment company headquartered in the Los Gatos, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"Best place I have ever worked after 15 years working in the bay area. I only wished that I had been working here when my 2 kids were born. I couldn't ask for a more supportive e..."

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6. Comcast Spotlight

3.7 stars

Comcast Spotlight is a marketing and advertising company headquartered in the New York City, NY area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Comcast Spotlight:

"Great place to work"

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7. Alliance Data

3.7 stars

Alliance Data is a marketing and advertising company headquartered in the Plano, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.2 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Alliance Data:

"It's a call center so the down side is dealing with that type of work. "

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8. 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):

"Wonderful benefits. Onbiarding program could be improved - lots of wasted time during first couple months. Make sure not to take a job beneath your skill level just to get your ..."

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9. Horizon Media

3.6 stars

Horizon Media is a marketing and advertising company headquartered in the Los Angeles, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.7 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.3 stars).

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10. Red Ventures

3.6 stars

Red Ventures is a marketing and advertising company headquartered in the Fort Mill, SC area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.4 stars) and social activities and environment (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Red Ventures:

"Red ventures is overall a great place to work! And I would recommend it to anyone seeking a fun, but professional place of employment!"

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11. Discovery Communications

3.5 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 (4.3 stars) and family growth support (4.1 stars).

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

"Although the hours were very demanding and the pay was very underwhelming, the day to day relations and flexibility of workplace was great. The content of the work was fun too, ..."

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12. Nielsen

3.5 stars

Nielsen is an information services company headquartered in the Columbia, MD area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

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

"Nielsen is a very welcoming and diverse company to work for."

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13. Penguin Random House

3.4 stars

Penguin Random House is a publishing company headquartered in the New York City, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and management opportunities (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Penguin Random House:

"I’ve worked as a freelance copy editor and proofreader st Penguin Random House for over 12 years. They are the second largest publisher in the world, but there has always been a..."

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14. DigitasLBi

3.4 stars

DigitasLBi is a marketing and advertising company headquartered in the Boston, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and social activities and environment (3.9 stars).

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

"Great place to work. While they admittedly still are challenged by some key workplace issues, vocally working to address them and welcome constructive feedback to help solve as ..."

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15. Sony Pictures Entertainment

3.4 stars

Sony Pictures Entertainment is an entertainment company headquartered in the Culver City, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Sony Pictures Entertainment:

"Great place for the female employee!"

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16. Epsilon

3.4 stars

Epsilon is a marketing and advertising company headquartered in the Irving, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and ability to telecommute (3.8 stars).

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

"Epsilon has a lot of really talented members, but they have a management issue in that their mid-level management isn't really empowered. They also seem to have a rather archaic..."

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17. Clearlink

3.4 stars

Clearlink is a marketing and advertising company headquartered in the Orem, UT area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (4.1 stars) and the people you work with (4.1 stars).

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

"Great place to work. very collaborate environment for women. Tons of opportunities to learn from strong successful women. Company takes a vocal stance on women in the workplace"

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18. 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 (3.8 stars).

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

"Great place to work!"

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19. Experian

3.4 stars

Experian is an information services company headquartered in the Costa Mesa, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

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

"Experian is a great place for women to work — in the Boston office, 5/7 senior leaders are women and the ratio of mid-level management is nearly 50/50."

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20. Viacom

3.4 stars

Viacom is an entertainment company headquartered in the New York City, NY area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars).

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

"I have been fortunate enough to work with some very successful individuals, female and male alike. However, my female leaders are a true inspiration for all young women to aspir..."

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Companies with ratings and reviews from at least 20 current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of April 1, 2020.

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