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  • The mission of public broadcasting informs the decision process at all levels of the WETA organization.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
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    * Collegial atmosphere, mutually supportive and cooperative
    * Civility a hallmark of personal and professional interactions
    * Clear direction and relevant, useful feedback from management
    * Appropriate delegation
    * Resources available when required to complete assignments


    * Career advancement slow or non-existent
    * Salaries low compared to for-profit companies
    * Ratio of managers to worker bees upside down
    * Preponderance of males in positions of authority, females in subordinate positions

    Advice to Management

    There is very little fat in lower paid staff positions, but a great deal in higher paid management positions. Recommend review and consolidation of management responsibilities.

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    I applied online – interviewed at Weta.


    Was contacted by the manager and scheduled a one to one interview.
    The interview process was standard and the person who interviewed me was very nice.
    Received a call back a few days later from HR and received the offer letter the same day.

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Website www.weta.org
Headquarters Arlington, VA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1953
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Media
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

The Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association is a leading public broadcaster serving the Washington, DC, area with a television station and a radio station operating under the call letters WETA. It is also a leading producer of content for the Public Broadcasting Service, including PBS NewsHour (created in partnership with MacNeil/Lehrer Productions) and Washington Week. WETA has also co-produced several documentaries by Ken Burns, including The Civil War and Baseball. The not-for-profit organization was formed in 1953 and received a TV broadcast... More

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