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Updated May 4, 2021

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NPR President and CEO Jarl Mohn
Jarl Mohn
45 Ratings
Pros
  • "Tiny Desk Concerts / free books(in 33 reviews)

  • "Also the tiny desk concerts are great(in 27 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "npr's(in 8 reviews)

  • "Entry-level employees often must prove themselves by working temporary assignments before they're hired full-time(in 7 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Dream job

      Apr 29, 2021 - IT Coordinator in Washington, DC
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      Pros

      Incredible sense of community, many learning and training opportunities, Tiny Desk Concerts!

      Cons

      None come to mind honestly

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      May 4, 2021 - Video Editing Intern in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Everyone was really nice and super open to helping you grow as an intern

      Cons

      Just wasn't a good culture fit for me personally

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Wonderful coworkers, decent pay for the area, sluggish management systems

      Mar 12, 2021 - Broadcast/Recording Technician in Tucson, AZ
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      Pros

      Strong hires and wonderful coworkers. Great culture and increasingly inclusive. Family benefits are also improving and very competitive. Good retirement options. Satisfactory union involvement.

      Cons

      Rapidly changing and convoluted employee resource systems, software, and data input (payroll, goals/reviews, expense reporting, employee survey, and IT support/trouble tickets). Lack of advancement and training opportunities that are on the clock or across departments. Numerous communications that are challenging to glean useful information relevant to the employee.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great experience

      Apr 8, 2021 - Intern in Washington, DC
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      Pros

      Great people and opportunity for growth

      Cons

      Lack of longevity for positions

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Overall, a great organization.

      Apr 5, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      A lot of creativity in one place from journalism and music. Like any place, your experience really depends on your boss and team, but we have incredible journalists that care deeply about their work for the public and a CEO willing to take risks for the betterment of the whole organization as well as people of color.

      Cons

      There are departments that get priority and attention more then others, but something I believe leadership is working on.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great work life balance

      Mar 4, 2021 - Marketing Manager 
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      Pros

      Great coworkers, mission-driven and cool perks

      Cons

      Doesn’t competitively pay employees but that’s a non profit

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to start your career!

      Jan 26, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
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      Pros

      The tech projects going on behind the scenes to keep the news room running are very nuanced and interesting, and the staff take mentorship and guidance seriously.

      Cons

      The space is so large and the different floors are so segmented, it can be overwhelming to know where to start.

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Company Culture

      Feb 18, 2021 - Intern in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Great people, great mission, get to be part of a cool industry. Great company culture.

      Cons

      None that I can think of

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      With new CEO dedicated to improving workplace

      Mar 10, 2021 - Digital Editor in Washington, DC
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      Pros

      Fun, multitalented and supportive colleagues mostly living in DC and surrounding areas. New CEO John Lansing means business on diversity and other issues in the workplace. He's been a steady, compassionate leader through hard times.

      Cons

      Hiring freeze and salary cuts during pandemic, but outlook is looking up.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great for Entry Level

      Feb 6, 2021 - IT Specialist in Washington, DC
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      Pros

      Great place for work love it

      Cons

      No complaints they’ve been lovely

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