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3.9
Average Rating
(based on 16 Freedom Communications Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.7
Growth Opportunities
3.5
People You Work With
4.6
Person You Work For
4.4
Rewards You Receive
3.6
Support You Get
3.7
Way You Work
4.3
Work Setting
3.7
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"The new owners of Freedom Communications value high-performance, quick decision-making and quality production. Time is money, so move fast. They have a unique outlook on the future of newspapers and have been successful so far with their vision."
Posted 6 years ago in Santa Ana, CA
CTO
in Santa Ana, CA

"I've been with Freedom since August 2010. The ownership has changed twice and the company is now is financial distress."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Freedom Communications Employee
in Santa Ana, CA

"The new owners of Freedom Communications value high-performance, quick decision-making and quality production. Time is money, so move fast. They have a unique outlook on the future of newspapers and have been successful so far with their vision."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.9
Freedom Communications (26)

4.7 Highest Rated in this Industry is Western Illinois University (10)
1.9 Lowest Rated in this Industry is CareCore National (10)
3.7 Average of All Companies in this Industry (5,444)
Regional Sales Manager
in Santa Ana, CA

"Ran my own division and made it the most successful in the company."

What do you like about working at Freedom Communications?

"Independence of running my own team, yet had the collaboration of my peers."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Work hard and it will pay off. It did for me and my team."

What don't you like about working at Freedom Communications?

"The company was about to go bankrupt and I was running the only profitable region. So I left the company"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be more open to change. I came in there, got people on my team who were motivated and successful. That is how the rest of the company needs to be."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Director of Interactive Sales
in Irvine, CA

"Working at Freedom Communications Inc was awesome!"

What do you like about working at Freedom Communications?

"Developing Digital Sales capacity; integrated campaigns and multiple solution selling, digital product development."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Great group of people but very focused on traditional media which is fine but not integrated, multi-channel solutions."

What don't you like about working at Freedom Communications?

"Sold to a non-digitally enthusiastic company and a quick sunset of products which is a struggle for accounts and reps."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Really not able to make recommendations - it's a trial period for them and that empirical knowledge will reveal any future direction."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5

Average Freedom Communications Ratings in the Past 2 Years

Year Salary
2011 $3
2012 $4
Business Development Coordinator
in Anaheim, CA

"It has been rewarding and fulfilling"

What do you like about working at Freedom Communications?

"I have a tremendous and supportive staff that works well with each other."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"This is a great company and can offer many different avenues for growth. When applying to work at the Orange County Register, be sure to follow up promptly and to hang in there during what could be a lengthy on-boarding process."

What don't you like about working at Freedom Communications?

"This company has been around for decades and with that come many pros and cons. The company is established and has a tremendous reputation. However, their sales processes are very slow and often takes a long time to get questions answered."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"In an attempt to not double work efforts, developing a better system of on and offline communication set up between each department would be beneficial."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Reporter
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.4 / 5
Support You Get 3.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.5 / 5
Company Culture 3.8 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Independent Consultant
Person You Work For 3.9 / 5 People You Work With 3.9 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4.1 / 5 Way You Work 4.1 / 5
Director of Business Development
in Medford, OR
Person You Work For 4.7 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4.6 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
VP of Sales and Marketing
in Colorado Springs, CO

"I enjoyed working at this employer."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Put a stake in the ground and then support it. Prior profit margins are gone."

Person You Work For 4.5 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 2.3 / 5
Support You Get 4.1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.7 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4.7 / 5
Installation Manager
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.7 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Senior Graphic Designer
Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Programmer Analyst
in Irvine, CA
Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2.6 / 5
Support You Get 2.2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3.1 / 5 Way You Work 4.3 / 5
Senior Financial Analyst
in Orange, CA
Person You Work For 4.8 / 5 People You Work With 4.5 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4.8 / 5 Way You Work 4.8 / 5
Regional Sales Manager
in Santa Ana, CA
Person You Work For 4.7 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 4.1 / 5
Support You Get 4.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4.2 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Application Support Engineer
in Santa Ana, CA
Person You Work For 4.4 / 5 People You Work With 4.3 / 5 Work Setting 2.9 / 5
Support You Get 2.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2.2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.7 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4.1 / 5
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