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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British national broadcaster. It is located at Broadcasting House, Westminster, London. The overall number of BBC employees is 35,402 including part-time, versatile and contract staff. It's the oldest public broadcaster in the world. The BBC is formed in compliance with the Royal Charter and functions within the scope of its Agreement with the Secretary of State for Internet, Entertainment, Media and Sport. It is also the biggest broadcaster in the country with more than 22,000 workers, of which more than 16,000 are in the government sector. The BBC World Service, which streams in 28 languages and offers extensive TV, radio and internet content in Arabic and Persian, has been funded since 1 April 2014. Its work is primarily subsidized by an annual license fee for broadcasting, which is paid to all British households, businesses and associations using some form of equipment to access or monitor live television transmissions and iPlayer catch-ups.

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Large
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Radio Broadcasting Companies, TV Broadcasting Companies
1922
What departments BBC employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
other occupation45.6%
Media & Communications35%
Entertainment & Sports19.4%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do BBC employees have before joining?
Years of experience at BBC: Newcomers: 33%, Experiencers: 17%, Experts: 17%, Veterans: 33%. BBC employees have less than 3 years experience on average before joining.
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Where did BBC employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before BBC: A+E Networks, CBS Television Distribution, NBCUniversal. Typical BBC employees have worked at A+E Networks.
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What industries did BBC employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of BBC: TV Broadcasting Companies, Radio Broadcasting Companies, Newspaper Publishers, Telecommunications Companies, Film Production Companies. BBC employees most likely come from a TV Broadcasting Com
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Where did BBC employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at BBC: Small: 46%, Medium: 13%, Large: 41%. Most BBC employees have previously worked at small companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at BBC study?
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Where did employees at BBC study?
California State University-Northridge
Columbia University - Graduate School of Journalism
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at BBC?
Time employed at BBC: <1: 8%, 1-3: 21%, 4-8: 29%, 9-13: 17%, 14-20: 10%, 20+: 15%. Most BBC employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
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How does BBC rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at BBC: 63.7% Male and 36.3% Female. Age ratio at BBC: 16-20: 0%, 21-30: 32%, 31-40: 34%, 41-50: 19%, 51-60: 10%, 60+: 5%. BBC rates - 3.7% less female than the industry average. Most BBC employees are 31-40, which is on par with the ind
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Career advancement

How does BBC rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at BBC: very low. BBC ranks very low for career advancement which is below the industry average.
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What companies do BBC employees go on to work at?
Future employers of BBC: BBC Studios, CNN, Microsoft Corporation, NBCUniversal, NPR. People who work at BBC most typically go on to work for the BBC Studios.
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gender breakdown at BBC?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
gender ratio is 36.3% female, 63.7% male.
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When was BBC established?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
1922.
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What industry does BBC operate in?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Arts/Entertainment/Publishing, Marketing/Advertising/PR.
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How often do employees get promoted at BBC ?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
advancement opportunities are very low
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What’s the average length of tenure at BBC?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Typically 4-8 year(s).
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What size of companies did BBC employees used to work for?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Most worked for small businesses before.
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Top future employers of BBC employees?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
BBC Studios, CNN, Freelance, Microsoft Corporation, NBCUniversal, NPR, Self Employed, Viacom.
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Where did employees work before joining BBC?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
A+E Networks, CBS Television Distribution, Freelance, ITN, ITV, NBCUniversal, Self Employed, The Associated Press.
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How old are BBC’s employees in general?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
31-40, 21-30.
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Where did most of BBC employees go to school?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
California State University-Northridge, Columbia University - Graduate School of Journalism, New York University, University of Maryland-College Park, University of Oxford.
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