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14 Reviews
14 Reviews
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John L. Boland
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    Good company environment, little room for advancement

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    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at KQED


    Good people and office environment. The location isn't bad but would be much better if it were downtown


    There doesn't seem to be much room for advancement. It's a small company with limited funds so even getting in is hard

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

KQED Interviews

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Interview Difficulty




    Marketing Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  San Francisco, CA
    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 5 months - interviewed at KQED in March 2011.

    Interview Details

    After conversing for several months via email I was given a phone interview and then an in office interview. The interview was very laid back and comfortable. I was interviewed in he lobby and then I was given a tour of the office and introduced to multiple other employees. They were very friendly, informative and encouraging throughout the whole process. They also appeared to have a very positive company culture.

    Interview Questions
    • What is a weakness that you have turned into a strength?   Answer Question
    • How do you feel public broadcasting needs to differentiate itself from the studio system?   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    I really like KQED and suspect I would have learned a lot. However I was offered another position at a company I felt was more in line with my career interests.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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Website www.kqed.org
Headquarters San Francisco, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1952
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Media
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

Public interest is a big concern for this West Coast broadcasting company. Publicly financed TV and radio broadcaster KQED serves the Northern California area through its flagship KQED Public Television 9 station. KQED produces and broadcasts educational programming focused on arts, science, and the humanities, as well as public interest shows highlighting local, national, and international issues. It creates most of its own programming but also specializes in broadcasting independent films and programs from PBS and other distributors. In addition, KQED Public Radio... More

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