The Washington Post Overview

  • www.washingtonpost.com
  • Washington, DC
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1877
  • Company - Private
  • Publishing
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

The Washington Post is an award-winning news leader whose mission is to connect, inform, and enlighten local, national and global readers with trustworthy reporting, in-depth analysis and engaging opinions. The Post is as much a tech company as it is a media company, combining ...
Mission: The Washington Post is an award-winning news leader whose mission is to connect, inform, and enlighten local, national and global readers with trustworthy reporting, in-depth analysis and engaging opinions. The Post is as much a tech company as it is a media company, combining ...

Company Updates

May 16, 2022
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Justin Greenstein values good design. And creating good design requires a talented team. As a Senior Product Designer, Justin found that at The Washington Post. Paired with a mission to bring transparency, accountability and world-class journalism, he knew working at The Post would help him learn and grow. His day-to-day focuses on the subscriber experience- looking at ways to improve subscribers’ relationship with The Post. Justin and his team work on different touch points like onboarding, account management and subscriber engagement, while always looking for opportunities to optimize personalization and recommendations for our readers. In his year at The Post, Justin finds his colleagues collaborative, smart and grounded. Every day, he learns and contributes to the world’s future through supporting sound journalism. #washpostlife
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The Washington Post Reviews

4.3
91%
Recommend to a Friend
89%
Approve of CEO
Frederick J. Ryan Jr.
Frederick J. Ryan Jr.
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Featured Review
5.0
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Pros

The onboarding is seamless and professionally conducted.
Management is transparent and works to ensure understanding of goals.
A great place to pick up interesting work.

Cons

This is a large employer so you can get lost in the crowd if you don't speak up.
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Diversity & Inclusion at The Washington Post

3.9
(112 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

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How is diversity at The Washington Post?

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The Washington Post Interviews

Experience
Positive52%
Negative27%
Neutral21%
Getting an Interview
Applied online65%
Employee Referral11%
Recruiter10%
Difficulty
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  1. Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Fairly standard interview process, after applying I heard back within two weeks and had a phone interview. I did not hear back but the woman was very polite. I was notified shortly after that they had filled the position with someone else.
    Interview

    Asked about what core values were etc

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The Washington Post Awards & Accolades

  • Explanatory ReportingPulitzer Prize2020
  • Top Employer in Washington, D.C.Forbes2019
  • Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in MediaFastCompany2018
  • World's Most Innovative CompaniesFastCompany2018
  • Top Tech Employer in Washington, D.C. AreaHired.com2018

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What is paid time off like at The Washington Post?

...Flexible PTO (given 15 days but usually manager discretion)...

March 19, 2022

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