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ESPN Reviews

Updated 21 January 2015
Updated 21 January 2015
293 Reviews
3.8
293 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Provides ample opportunity for growth in career , work -life balance is encouraged (in 14 reviews)

  • clearly the leader in sports media and technology and part of the Disney family (in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • Hard to maintain work-life balance ( depending on your postion) (in 16 reviews)

  • Long hours and traveling was constant (in 17 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good Company but depends which department you are. Finance is terrible team

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ESPN

    Pros

    Awesome work environment in company and no protocols

    Cons

    Finance team has some aweful heads who are fit for nothing and are here till retirement as they dont fit anywhere else

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Change finance and admin team

  2.  

    Enriching exerience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Applications Architect in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Senior Applications Architect in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Complete access to sports news
    Access to event tickets
    Very open work culture

    Cons

    Lot of resistance to change
    Any new technology initiative has to pass through hurdles. Even if it gets accepted its after a long time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Cut down on processes

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Good work place

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    Former Employee - Systems Analyst in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Systems Analyst in Bangalore

    I worked at ESPN (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great working enviourment company at bangalore

    Cons

    No cons about this company and working culture is great

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Intern

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    Former Employee - Intern in Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Intern in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at ESPN as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Meeting athletes from all over the sports world. Working with some of the best guys in radio.

    Cons

    The internship had to come to an end.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up what you are doing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    ESPN

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    Current Employee - Manager in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Manager in Los Angeles, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    Great environment, smart people, caring leaders

    Cons

    Long work hours, understaffed, work/life balance lacking

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please create more opportunities for work/life balance.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Intern

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    Former Employee - Intern in State College, PA (US)
    Former Employee - Intern in State College, PA (US)

    I worked at ESPN as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    experience, promotions, covering live events

    Cons

    It was an unpaid internship

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Account Executive (Ad Sales)

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    Former Employee - Account Executive
    Former Employee - Account Executive

    I worked at ESPN full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Fun innovative company which is a part of a larger orgnaization with numerous career opportunities

    Cons

    Overworked and layered structure which impedes business

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Amazing

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ESPN

    Pros

    Great Job, Good Pay, Fun

    Cons

    Nothing at all it is great

  10.  

    ESPN is a great place to work!

    Current Employee - Senior Research Analyst
    Current Employee - Senior Research Analyst

    I have been working at ESPN full-time

    Pros

    ESPN boasts many smart people and decent work/life balance. ESPN also has quality leadership and a can-do spirit.

    Cons

    ESPN could do better when it comes to providing more competitive compensation packages. That would be my main criticism.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    Television utility and production

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    Current Employee - Television Production and Utility in Charlotte, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Television Production and Utility in Charlotte, NC (US)

    I have been working at ESPN

    Pros

    Laid back environment, great pay, food provided via catering during work hours

    Cons

    Have to hit right time to move from freelance to full time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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