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Media Production & Publication 2021

The media production and publication benchmark contains organizations that write, produce and publish news and media in multiple mediums. These organizations work in offline formats such as TV and newspapers as well as in online media such as news entertainment platforms. They employ content creators that can be education such as journalists or entertainment such as columnists backed by a host of supporting and producing staff focussed on production and distribution.

  • Emerging

    Benchmark status

We consider this an emerging benchmark: it has enough data available for us to use bootstrapping to create a representative sample. As the sample grows in size, some scores may slightly change. Our research has shown that our bootstrapped scores are consistent with our standard benchmarks. Read more about the methodology.

Data provided by Culture Amp

Industry breakdown

  • Broadcast Media


  • Media Production


  • Publishing


  • Newspapers


Region breakdown

  • Europe


  • North America


  • Oceania


  • MEA


  • Asia


Are employees committed to their organizations?

Engaged people are emotionally committed to their organization. These people stay at their organizations longer and are more productive and effective. Successful organizations have more engaged employees.

66% of Media Production and Publication employees are engaged

This is the lowest scoring group compared with other industries.

The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 6 and is in the bottom 2% compared with other industries.

Understanding the engagement questions

Engagement is defined through these five industry-standard questions from Culture Amp’s engagement survey template.

I am proud to work for [Company]


1% below global average

I would recommend [Company] as a great place to work


9% below global average

I see myself still working at [Company] in two years' time


9% below global average

[Company] motivates me to go beyond what I would in a similar role elsewhere


10% below global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company


11% below global average

The highest scoring question for Media Production & Publication had 87% of people agreeing that their manager genuinely cares about their wellbeing (-1% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Work & Life Blend.

People in Media Production & Publication were generally least favourable about Service & Quality Focus, and were most negative towards 'When it is clear that someone is not delivering in their role we do something about it' with 23% of people disagreeing (+7% above average).

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 27% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (+9% compared to overall) while on a longer time frame, 15% of people see themselves leaving within two years (+5% compared to overall).

The following questions had the biggest impact on whether individuals felt that they were planning to stay at their organization and not actively looking for alternative jobs.

Average Glassdoor ratings

We’ve connected the employee feedback data for each company included in the benchmark with ratings from, which is one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites combined with a growing database of company reviews, CEO approval ratings and more.

Overall Rating

3.6 stars (-0.2)

Culture and Values

3.7 stars (-0.2)

Work Life Balance

3.7 stars (-0.1)

Compensation and Benefits

3.3 stars (-0.3)

Career Opportunities

3.4 stars (-0.1)

Recommend to Friend

68.0% (-3)

CEO Approval

75.0% (-9)

How does Media Production and Publication compare?

Organizations in Media Production & Publication tend to be very similar to the global all industries insights, with no significant departures from the average.

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