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The best in the business

Producer (Former Employee) Washington, DC

ProsWorking with the best journalists in the business. Opportunities for world travel. Good salary and benefits. Incredibly fun place to work.

ConsPeople can get pigeonholed and advancement stymied. People rarely leave the company so there is little opportunity to move around.

Advice to Senior ManagementPeople can get pigeonholed and advancement stymied. People rarely leave the company so there is little opportunity to move around.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Beware

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Washington, DC

    I worked at NPR full-time

    Pros: Newsroom employees get the opportunity to work with some of the finest journalists in… Cons: Insular, often arrogant, environment. Senior managers do not reflect the diversity of NPR's audience; almost all are middle-aged… Advice to Senior Management: Stop concentrating on what's on the air and focus on what doesn't get on the air, and why. While NPR does great journalism, its perspective… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

     

    Summer news intern

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Washington, DC

    I worked at NPR as an intern for less than a year

    Pros: All the staff are very nice to their interns, because all of them were interns at some point. Although you can't do anything for… Cons: You need to come prepared to work in a newsroom if you're applying for a position at one… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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