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WGBH President and CEO Jon Abbott
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    I have been working at WGBH full-time

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    Mission driven; quality product; nice work environment


    Sometimes we do things that are not good business and serve a very small segment of the community. These things take time and resources away from projects that are more productive overall to the community we serve

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    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at WGBH.


    Applied online and was contacted by an HR rep to have a phone interview. The phone interview was very short (15 minutes) and standard phone screen questions. A few days later I was emailed to set up a Skype interview with the hiring manager. The morning of the interview I was emailed to reschedule the interview (no reason given). We rescheduled for a time that I was coincidentally going to be in Boston for a face to face interview. One day before that interview I was emailed to switch to Skype as they had closed the office for the day (weather related). Ten minutes before the interview was finally going to begin I was emailed to reschedule again because they had to cancel (again, no reason given). After emailing them my availability I didn't hear back for a few days until I was notified that I would no long be interviewed as they had filled the position. My guess is that they just kept me on the backburner until their #1 choice accepted an offer.

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Website www.wgbh.org
Headquarters Boston, MA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1951
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Media
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Public broadcasting forms the basis of this organization. WGBH Educational Foundation owns and operates the WGBH public TV and radio stations that serve the Boston area. Its television operations include several digital channels (WGBH Create, WGBH World) as well as an on-demand service. WGBH is also one of the largest producers of programming for the Public Broadcasting ... More

Mission: WGBH enriches people’s lives through programs and services that educate, inspire, and entertain, fostering citizenship and culture, the joy of learning, and the power of diverse perspectives.

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