The Washington Post – Why Work For Us?

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The Washington Post was named the #1 Most Innovative Media Company of 2015 by Fast Company – an award reflective of our dedication to transformation, excellence and integrity.We are combining our agile, high-performance engineering team with 138 years of world class journalism to deliver quality content and innovative experiences. .

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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? Apply at careers.washingtonpost.com

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The Washington Post CEO & Publisher Frederick J. Ryan Jr.
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    My only job where I got awesome salary and a lot of challenging work.

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    I have been working at The Washington Post full-time (More than 3 years)

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    Freedom to work on cutting edge technologies, lot of projects in latest trends. Two day work from home.

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    it took me more than a minute to think of a CON, that means I have none, or are not significant.


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    I applied online. I interviewed at The Washington Post (Washington, DC).

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    I submitted a resume and cover letter online, was called for a preliminary interview, and then moved to the next round for in-office interviews with a variety of editors. The process was smooth and editors were always quick to respond, providing thoughtful communication. It was a great experience.

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The Washington Post Awards & Accolades

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Pulitzer Prize , The Washington Post, 2014
Most Innovative Companies (1) , Fast Company, 2015

Additional Info

Website www.washingtonpost.com
Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1877
Type Company - Private
Industry Media

The Washington Post was named the #1 Most Innovative Media Company of 2015 by Fast Company – an award reflective of our dedication to transformation, integrity and quality. We are combining our agile, high-performance engineering team with 138 years of world-class journalism to deliver quality content and innovative experiences. We offer an array of products and services ... More

Mission: We connect, inform, and enlighten Washington and those who seek to understand our nation’s capital with the highest-caliber, most trustworthy news and information. To achieve this mission, we: • Operate with integrity, independence and fair-mindedness • Engage with and entertain our audiences • Create thriving marketplaces for our customers • Provide outstanding service • Foster an environment where talent can flourish

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