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Seattle, WA
501 to 1000 employees
1896
Company - Private
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$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Employees of The Seattle Times take pride in being a part of a locally owned business that has a direct impact on our community. We offer a rewarding, high‑performance workplace that lives and breathes deeply held values of quality independent ... Read more

Mission: The Seattle Times serves the Northwest with thoughtful, independent journalism that makes a difference. We're a news media company dedicated to the highest standards of journalism. We cut through the clutter and provide readers with news and information that is ... Read more

Seattle Times Reviews

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Seattle Times Publisher and CEO Frank A. Blethen
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    Pros

    The Times' local ownership is deeply committed to the mission of providing outstanding journalism. As an employee, I always felt valued and a part of something that mattered. There was a great work/life balance, fair compensation and lots of opportunity for growth. The company is filled with really smart and kind-hearted people. Many work at The Times for decades or leave only to return later. That says a lot.

    Cons

    If you choose to work at The Times, be ready for lots of changes. The newspaper industry is a tough one and only those who have the right skill sets, aptitude for change and willingness to consistently contribute at a high level will succeed.

    Advice to Management

    Proudly and consistently remind the community of the relevance of high-qualify, timely and accurate journalism.

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Seattle Times Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Seattle Times (Seattle, WA) in January 2016.

    Interview

    Not a traditional interview process. I met for coffee with the section editor we were able to just chat freely. We discussed my experience and goals, but we also delved into other topics, such as television and feminism.

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Seattle Times Awards & Accolades

  • Pulizer Prize - Breaking News Reporting, Pulitzer, 2014
  • Pulizer Prize - Investigative Reporting, Pulitzer, 2012
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