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Good place to work

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Assignment Editor in Washington, DC
Former Employee - Assignment Editor in Washington, DC

I worked at The Washington Post full-time (More than 8 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Its a well-respected publication, and carries prestige.

Cons

The newspaper industry is iffy.

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  1. Great place to work - enjoyable, challenging & interesting.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great co-workers, great location, work is meaningful, challenging, interesting and valued. Opportunities for growth and learning. My management team is terrific.

    Cons

    Some areas are stuck in past - this is changing, just needs to be faster.

    Advice to Management

    Increase tele work and flex work schedules. Make it easy for work to be done form any location - we all need work cell phones and tablets. A good amount of dead weight has been cut. There needs to be salary increases for people who are left who are top performers. Continue to cut dead weight especially within the mgmt ranks.

  2. Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at The Washington Post full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    There was a talented and energetic staff throughout my entire tenure at the newspaper, which is popular with Metro riders.

    Cons

    The hours are challenging for someone looking to raise a family, as is the case with all jobs in the journalism field.

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