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Washington, DC
501 to 1000 employees
1970
Nonprofit Organization
News Outlet
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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The NPR workplace is like no other. More than 800 staff collaborate daily to provide high-quality journalism to stations across the country. The work we do is both challenging and inspiring, and we value the unique contributions of individuals. NPR thrives as we embrace emerging ... Read more

Mission: The mission of NPR is to work in partnership with Member Stations to create a more informed public — one challenged and invigorated by a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas and cultures.

To accomplish our mission, we produce ... Read more


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Best Places to Work: 2015 (#44)

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    Great company, building, perks, people

    Cons

    None - great place to get started

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NPR Interviews

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at NPR (Washington, DC).

    Interview

    I applied online after hearing about the job from an NPR employee, and two weeks later, a producer asked me to come in to interview in person. When I arrived for my interviews the following week, I was taken into a booth for a radio test, where I chatted with an editor, then read some of my previous work, then read a sample news story. Then I had a couple of interviews with a couple of editors at a time, and I was on my way.

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