Media General
2.6 of 5 50 reviews
www.mediageneral.com Richmond, VA 5000+ Employees

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A company in decline ... retrenching and holding fast to outdated business models

Online Editor (Former Employee)
Tampa, FL (US)

I worked at Media General full-time for more than 3 years

ProsCompensation is competitive in the market

ConsPlaying a losing game in today's media marketplace

Advice to Senior ManagementThere is more to news delivery than the paper that lands in the driveway and the news you put on TV based on your schedule ... get with the times

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Worst place I ever worked, bar none!

Account Executive (Former Employee)
Columbus, GA (US)

I worked at Media General full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Knowledgeable and helpful co-workers who cared about the product. The product… Cons: Managers are inept as it gets. Good ole boy system alive and well in their linen suits. Upper management is absolutely clueless. … Advice to Senior Management: Already given and rejected. They prefer to ride this… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Don't go down with a sinking ship

Account Executive (Current Employee)
Tampa, FL (US)

I have been working at Media General full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Product at one time was great. Nice people to… Cons: Management has no clue about changing times, the paper is not what it use to be.. They sit there and say we are the… Advice to Senior Management: Look for new jobs because It's too late. This company will be shut down and the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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