Top 10 Broadcast Media / Media Production Companies in the U.S.

Linda Le Phan

While there are hundreds of broadcast media companies killing it everyday, there are only so many that can make it to the top.

The ten companies that made it to the top of this particular list have gone above and beyond to achieve engagement and satisfaction among their employees – enough for their past and current employees to rate them the best on our platform for their entire industry! (We also shared the top companies for Textile & Design, Hospital & Healthcare, Tax Consulting / Auditing and Market Research)

Read on to see the companies who topped this list:

(To learn more about how we arrived at this ranking list, check out our methodology at the bottom of this post.)

Top 10 Companies in the Broadcast Media / Media Production Industry

10. Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune is the oldest organization on our top ten broadcast media list, but that doesn’t mean it’s old-fashioned. Founded in 1847, the company is doing something right for its over 10,000 employees today – those employees’ overall positive reviews about working at the company is exactly what we’re recognizing them for! Traditional benefits like an employee wellness program and employee discounts in addition to unique benefits like free beer are among employees’ favorite things about the company.

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9. Pearson Education, Inc.

Pearson Education has over 10,000 employees and was founded in 1998. And as for how it landed at #9 on this list? Its employees’ reviews on kununu mention great support from direct management, great coworkers, and great brand as reasons they love working for Pearson.

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8. Regal Entertainment Group

Founded in 1989, Regal Entertainment Group has over 10,000 employees today. Some of the most impactful employee quotes on kununu include:

  • “Great company!…Wouldn’t ask for any better a job!”
  • “Free movies, great place to work, & great hours.”
  • “Room for advancement if you’re willing to put in the time. Great work environment.”

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7. Penguin Random House LLC

Despite its youth, Penguin Random House LLC has over 10,000 employees who give the company a rating of 3.7 stars. Penguin Random House was formed in 2013 when Random House merged with Penguin Group.

Why do employees love working at Penguin Random House? According to online reviews, an abundance of free books, great training, and amazing work-life balance.

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6. Bloomberg LP

Since 1981, Bloomberg LP has been working to create a positive company culture and high employee engagement for it’s over 10,000 employees. Their efforts are working; their employees’ reviews were overall positive enough to land Bloomberg LP at #6 in the industry.

According to anonymous reviews from current and former employees, the company has mastered environmental friendliness, gender equality, attitude toward older colleagues, and overall compensation for work.

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5. 1105 Media, Inc.

1105 Media is somewhat new to the scene, especially compared to larger media companies on this list. Just 11 years old, the company has between 200 and 500 employees. 1105 Media employees mention great work-life balance, flex time, and work-from-home opportunities when describing what they like about the company.

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 4. ABC News, Inc.

Although ABC News is a well-established company, it’s almost 100 years newer than the Chicago Tribune. Founded in 1945, ABC News has between 1,000 and 5,000 employees today, a number of whom describe their experience at ABC News using words like creative, fun, and fast-paced. Additionally, most employees mentioned that what they love most is working with intelligent people.

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3. Fox News Network, LLC

Established in 1996, Fox News Network has between 1,000 and 5,000 employees today. According to its employee ratings, eight weeks of paid maternity leave along with an additional eight weeks of unpaid maternity leave are among the favorite benefits at Fox News. Employees also cite great benefits overall and a challenging work environment as reasons for recommending the company to others.

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2. vecteezy

Less than 10 years old, vecteezy is a small team with fewer than ten employees today. But even with a small team, the company apparently does very well as an employer – their employees illustrate their satisfaction through a 4.66 star rating on kununu and a remarkable 100% of employees who reviewed vecteezy on kununu would recommend working there. Although most employees work remotely, they say they feel as if they’re a part of a team.

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1. Applied Media Technologies Corporation

Applied Media Technologies Corporation was founded in 1991 and has between 11 and 50 employees today. This company lands at the top of our list due to a 4.85 star rating from its current and former team members, which is pretty impressive given that there are 18 different categories of work-life that kununu assesses.

How did Applied Media Technologies Corporation land the coveted number one spot on our list? Employees site a high energy, performance-driven environment that makes every day at work not only enjoyable but rewarding.

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While all of these companies serve a similar industry need, they’ve all mastered employee engagement in unique and different ways. What can you learn from the top 10?

 

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Our Methodology:
For this top 10 list, we took the top 10 U.S. companies within the broadcast media / media production industry with the highest overall kununu score as of 2017. All employee reviews collected since the launch of the U.S. kununu platform (in 2016) factor into the kununu scores in this list. A kununu score is a star rating between 0 and 5 and it is an average rating derived from how kununu reviewers rated 18 different workplace factors at that particular company.  These workplace factors include “company culture”, “work-life balance”, “support from management”, “gender equality”, “job security”, “career development” and more. Reviewers consist of current and former employees. Please also note that since kununu is a living and ever-changing platform where employees can freely add their reviews on companies, the scores on this list may differ from the companies’ current scores on kununu.com.

 

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Linda Le Phan is the Content Marketing Manager at kununu US, a place where job seekers can get an authentic view of life at a company and where employers have a trusted platform to better engage talent. When she’s not creating content about the modern workplace, company culture, and life & work hacks, she is probably going out to get an iced coffee (even in Boston winter), raiding the snack drawer, or jamming to kununu’s Spotify playlist.