The Washington Post
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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

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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? At The Washington Post, you won’t just find a job. You’ll find the job.


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Employees say it's “OK”   94 ratings


81% Approve of the CEO   13 ratings

The Washington Post Publisher and CEO Katharine Weymouth

Katharine Weymouth

Publisher and CEO

Happy I worked here

  Former Marketing Manager in Washington, DC

Pros: Hands-down best people I've ever worked with, cool location, proud to work for a well-known brand Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Washington, DC Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interview Details – Knew an employee, which helped get me noticed. Started with telephone interviews, then progressed to a weeklong tryout with lots of further interviews: Desk chief, department head, managing editor, executive editor.Full Interview

Interview Question:
Not unexpected but the "tell me about a time you did something wrong and how you dealt with it," "tell me about a problem your current job presented and how you solved it," etc. View Answer

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The Washington Post Awards & Accolades

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Pulitzer Prize, The Washington Post, 2014

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