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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Office Assistant in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NPR full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    In many ways, NPR is most professional media outlet in America, with the best coverage of news, events, ideas and arts and cultural content, and the work environment reflects it. Employees are passionate about their work and enthusiastic about coming to work each day, striking an appropriate work-life balance. There are opportunities for career growth--developing skills and experience--for those who are eager to learn...

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    Cons

    As with all organizations, bureaucracy can stall things from getting accomplished. If you don't work in content creation (i.e. don't have union advocacy) compensation is less; but there are great benefits.

    NPR2014-05-03
  1. "Amazing Workplace"

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    Former Employee - Intern 

    I worked at NPR for less than a year

    Pros

    Very inclusive workplace. They keep you busy with a lot of substantive legal work.

    Cons

    The commute could be better

    NPR2019-08-13
  2. "Great place with brilliant people"

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    Former Employee - News in Washington, DC
    Recommends

    I worked at NPR full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    You get to work with some of the best people in the business.

    Cons

    If you're a temp/contract worker, it can be stressful. I'm glad they're taking steps to hire some of their permatemps.

    NPR2019-08-23

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