NPR Reviews

Updated May 11, 2022

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great Company

    May 4, 2022 - Producer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great salary, great covid pay, great PTO and staff

    Cons

    This was only a temporary job

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Great Mission Not So Great Money

    May 6, 2022 - Director of Applications Development in Boston, MA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The mission, the people, and the tech.

    Cons

    Too much office politics for a non-profit to deal with.

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  3. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Fun and wholesome but messy

    May 11, 2022 - Software Engineer in Washington, DC
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The people are amazing. Mission is solid.

    Cons

    Disorganized as an org, which is a bummer. Still phasing out some difficult people with tenure who are problematic.

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  4. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Good job

    Apr 19, 2022 - Global Associate Brand Director 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    great culture and people you work with

    Cons

    Not a high salary unfortunately

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    A great learning opportunity.

    Apr 6, 2022 - Associate Producer in Washington, DC
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Stability, solid pay for the field, friendly coworkers, constantly evolving and adding new shows/projects. Once you're in, there's a whole world to explore and try new things in.

    Cons

    Work/life balance a little chaotic

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Employees are #1

    Apr 6, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Employees have a lot of say

    Cons

    Archaic systems. Lack of accountability.

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  7. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Good for a year or two

    Feb 17, 2022 - Technical Support Analyst in Washington, DC
    Recommend
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    Pros

    If you keep your head down everything is fine. Easy to get hired here.

    Cons

    Incredibly badly managed. Inconsistent messaging to employees and badly enforced standards.

    1 person found this review helpful
  8. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Interview

    Jan 26, 2022 - Internship 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Very hands on experience and some amazing people to learn from

    Cons

    I have no negative things to say

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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Great people!

    Jan 25, 2022 - Communications Manager 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great people, relaxed work environment, mission-driven

    Cons

    I was hired as a coordinator and promoted to manager + unfortunately continued to make a coordinator salary.

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good

    Jan 20, 2022 - Production Assistant in Washington, DC
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great environment and a lot of opportunities

    Cons

    Nothing to say, need diversification

    1 person found this review helpful
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NPR has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 337 reviews left anonymously by employees. 75% of employees would recommend working at NPR to a friend and 69% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -3% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, NPR employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at NPR. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

75% of NPR employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated NPR 4.2 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.2 for culture and values and 3.8 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at NPR to be benefits, culture, career development and the cons to be senior leadership, diversity and inclusion, management.

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