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  • In a new Washington Post series, Libby Casey goes behind the scenes with reporters Beth Reinhard and Stephanie McCrummen in "How to be a journalist: Reporting on Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore:" http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQL8U.

    How to be a journalist: Reporting on Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore

    What starts as a tip can turn into a front page story. Go beyond the headline with our new series on "how to be a journalist." Washington Post reporters detail how they broke the story that multiple women accused Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore of pursuing, dating, or sexually assaulting them when they were teenagers.

  • 140 years ago TODAY, the first Washington Post issue was published. Here are some defining moments in our history: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQLF5.

    Defining Moments of The Washington Post's 140-Year History

    The Washington Post published its first issue 140 years ago on December 6. Over its long history, it has given us a memorable gaffe and a popular march, inspired a classic toy, and led huge investigations. Look back on some of its defining moments.

  • Being #2 on this list means we can only go up--> "26 Companies Where You Never Stop Learning:" http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQD8Y.

    Never Stop Learning With a Job at One of These 26 Companies

    What's one thing you want out of your career? If you're like most people, the word "growth" is one of the first to spring to mind. Sure, it means that you want to move up when it comes to your title and your salary. But, there's so much more to growth than your pay grade.

  • Congrats to Samuel Granados, Zoeann Murphy, Kevin Schaul and Anthony Faiola on winning the National Press Foundation's 2017 Innovative Storytelling Award for “Raising Barriers, their groundbreaking project on the rise of border walls and fences worldwide: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQDzM.

  • Yes, you're reading that right. We're not just a media company.; we're a software company. Welcome to the new Washington Post. Fast Company has the story: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQuO0 .

    The Washington Post Is A Software Company Now

    "There is no map, and charting a path ahead will not be easy. We will need to invent, which means we will need to experiment." That was Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, in the letter he wrote to Washington Post employees upon agreeing to personally acquire the 136-year-old newspaper in August 2013.

  • Visit The Washington Post and you'll see and feel innovation at work. That's why CAPITOL STANDARD says "the brightest minds want to work at The Washington Post" like Amy King. She's the Editor of The Lily, where she and her team brings relevant content to the millennial woman. Read her story (+ the stories of four other Posties): http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQuQr.

    Why The Brightest Minds Want to Work at The Washington Post

    When e-commerce magnate Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post back in October 2013, his promise to an eager and curious staff was summed up in one word: "runway." Four years ago, those words meant money and time. Today, that runway continues to expand. With a reported $50 million investment, the 140-year-old newspaper was afforded the [...]

  • Congratulations to Alexandra Petri for being named one of Forbes 30 Under 30. Fun fact: She's the youngest person to have her own column at The Washington Post: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQu6h.

    Mackenzie Barth, 26 (L), Sarah Adler, 26 (R) - pg.1

    Cofounders, Spoon University Sarah Adler and Mackenzie Barth were seniors at Northwestern when they founded a blog that combined their loves of journalism and food. Geared toward college students, it featured easy recipes and food news. Four years and some funding later, Spoon University has expanded to seven countries and counts over 7,000 contributors.

  • On Veteran's Day, we're inspired by the many veterans who are part of the The Washington Post team like Sarah, one of our finance managers. Here's her inspiring story: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQulS .

    How a Former Marine Took on a Finance Role at The Washington Post and a Volunteer Role in Refugee Resettlement - Wharton Executive MBA

    After five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and several years of consulting for the Department of Defense with Booz Allen in Washington, DC, Sarah Feinberg, WG'15, still had public welfare on her mind.

  • The Washington Post on Reddit surprises users with its non-promotional, ultra helpful presence: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQuBK.

    The Washington Post on Reddit surprises users with its non-promotional, ultra helpful presence

    Democracy dies in dankness. That's not a typo in the Washington Post's Reddit profile: The Washington Post account is an avid poster of some pretty good memes and gifs. It's got jokes. It's also a sharer of everything from polling stories to breaking national security stories to lifestyle columns to geeky features to fact-checks, and a facilitator of, and participant in, AMAs.

  • How Jeff Bezos built a tech business within The Washington Post: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQuv5.

    How Jeff Bezos built a tech business within the Washington Post

    Where other publishers have been introducing disinvestment strategies for their print operations, the Washington Post has hired "hundreds" of journalists to maintain the quality of its newspaper. It has built its own adtech company which includes over a dozen products such as custom ad units and its own "turbo" ad server.

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