News International Reviews

Updated 10 Feb 2020

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3.0
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News International CEO Thomas (Tom) Mockridge (no image)
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5 Ratings
  1. "News international"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Advertising Sales in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at News International full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good workmates, excellent working environment

    Cons

    Heavy workload, can be stressful at times

  2. "PICTURE RESEARCHER"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Freelancer - Picture Researcher in London, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at News International for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible workplace, great people to work with.

    Cons

    unsociable hours and often can be asked to work at late notice, management not very understanding when you can't cover or when you do something wrong the blame is solely on you.


  3. "Not much opportunity for progression"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at News International full-time

    Pros

    Looks good on CV Access to great journalist mentors Good benefits

    Cons

    Dreadful salary No career progression Sexist ethos in mid-management

  4. "Avoid print titles"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Art Director in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at News International full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good canteen, decent staff benefits.

    Cons

    Muddled management, future planning non-existent, persist with sub-standard products years after competitors have ditched them. Poor quality of recent acquisitions, talkSPORT/Virgin Radio.

  5. Helpful (1)

    "news int"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at News International

    Pros

    a good company to work for

    Cons

    sometimes its best not to tell people that you work for them

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Times and Sunday Times"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Retention Executive in Brighton, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at News International

    Pros

    Generous commission structure. Good working environment

    Cons

    Not crazy about the Murdoch press generally speaking

  7. "data analyst"

    3.0
     

    I worked at News International

    Pros

    People are nice and professional

    Cons

    Work is not very impactful

  8. "Manager"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at News International for less than a year

    Pros

    good people to work with - smart

    Cons

    slack ambition - lack of lt vision

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  9. "Good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at News International full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good benefits and salary here

    Cons

    Not always a meritocracy here

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  10. "Great place to build a career in journalism"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at News International full-time

    Pros

    News International's journalistic opportunities are wider and deeper than at any other equivalent group, and it's a great place to work and develop.

    Cons

    The UK newspaper industry is not what it once was and this is something to bear in mind when considering a career in the media.

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