Whisper has been named as a Broadcast Best Places to Work for a fifth consecutive time. The company first won the award in 2017 and has retained it ever since.
Dedicated to identifying and recognising the best employers in TV, the scheme reviews both employers and team members to get a clear picture of how a company operates. The assessment covers everything from leadership and planning to corporate culture, work environment, training and salaries.
Whisper has grown significantly in the last two years and now has 200 team members across the Whisper Group, which includes Whisper, Whisper Cymru, Whisper North, Whisper West, Chapter 3 Graphics, East Media, Moonshine Features. It’s output includes covers sport, unscripted, design, drama, branded entertainment and digital.
Team members benefit from flexible working hours, life coach access, free counselling and legal advice, a profit-sharing scheme, subsidised gym membership, a diverse and inclusive working environment, team social events and early summer finishing hours.
Since it was established in 2010, Whisper has focused on working with the industry’s best and nurturing new talent. Partnered with Mama Youth, it offers mentoring, training and employment opportunities.
Sunil Patel, CEO commented: “At Whisper, people are the most important and valued asset. To have maintained the recognition of being a Broadcast Best Places to work for the fifth time, after the past two years which have been difficult for the whole industry, is a real testament to the spirit and outlook of the people we work with.
“We care passionately about inclusion and diversity and work hard to ensure our team represents the world in which we live. By ensuring we have a diverse and empowered team, we can tell incredible stories that can appeal to wide audiences.
“The team works hard to deliver our ambitious output, so we are continually working with them to assess our collective working environment and implement measures that can ensure a healthy and flexible work/life balance across the business.”
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