During my time with Vista I was asked to bend over backwards just a few too many times for my liking.
You might end up working with a reasonably great team in the office (if you’re not the only person in the building), but when it comes to the on-air portion of this company, you can throw your creativity out the window.
Management is very particular with how their hosts approach the airwaves, and in the time I was with Vista I didn’t feel I could do anything remotely fun, and was forced into trying to get the listeners reactions every time I cracked the mic, even if they never called. Almost 100% of the “listener calls” I played were from other hosts in the company.
Also, when asked why you do something a particular way you’ll be told “it worked for the boss in Vancouver a decade ago, they were number 2 in ratings!” What works in Vancouver doesn’t work in small towns, regardless of it its a rated market or not.
Overworked, underpaid, and forced in a box.