The Washington Post
Work in HR? Unlock Free Profile

Make the Headlines.

Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1877
Type Company - Private
Industry Media

One of the world’s most trusted media organizations, The Washington Post provides millions of people with everything they need to understand the local, national and international events around them. Our publications, products and services span the spectrum of today’s media landscape and include: The Washington Post, our Pulitzer-Prize winning daily paper;, our interactive online home; engaging mobile apps for smartphones and tablets; targeted publications including Express and El Tiempo Latino; Washington Post Live’s exciting series of public conferences... More

The Washington Post – Why Work For Us?

Provided by employer [?]
  • About Us  | 
  • LIfe @ The Post  | 
  • Internships

Make The Headlines. Every Day.


Want to work for an organization whose impact and reach are respected around the world? Want a job where you actually make a difference instead of just show up? At The Washington Post, you won’t just find a job. You’ll find the job.

We've covered Washington and the world since 1877.

The Washington Post provides award-winning news and understanding about the politics, policies, personalities and institutions that make Washington, D.C. the world’s seat of power, and is a critical tool and information source for those who call Washington, D.C. home. In digital form, The Washington Post combines its world-class journalism with the latest technology and tools, and encourages participation and customization across all platforms so readers can engage with The Washington Post anytime, anywhere. The Washington Post is owned by The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO), a diversified education and media company.

Working at The Washington Post

Posted by employees

Employees say it's “OK”   92 ratings


75% Approve of the CEO   12 ratings

The Washington Post Publisher and CEO Katharine Weymouth

Katharine Weymouth

Publisher and CEO

Overall, a pretty good experience.

  Former National Account Executive

Pros: Pros: Decent Middle management, working for a World Class Brand and excellent sales support. Great Work/Life balance and good overall culture. Full Review

More The Washington Post Ratings & Reviews ( 92)

Salaries in USD  United States Avg. Salary

Copy Editor

9 The Washington Post Salaries


Web Developer

7 The Washington Post Salaries


Web Producer

5 The Washington Post Salaries


= Salary Range

= Anonymous Salary Range

= Avg.

More The Washington Post Salaries (146)

Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Washington, DC Nov 2010 – Reviewed Apr 6, 2014

Interview Details – Very well thought out and fair process. Using behavior based interviewing.Full Interview

More The Washington Post Interview Questions & Reviews (26)

The Washington Post Awards & Accolades

Something missing? Add an award
World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2008

Worked for The Washington Post? Contribute to the Community!