The Washington Post
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Work happiness
Scores based on about 25 responses to Indeed's survey on work happiness
69
Average
Work Happiness Score
Average
Do people feel happy at work most of the time?
81
Learning
High
Do people feel they often learn something at work?
77
Achievement
Above average
Do people feel they are achieving most of their goals at work?

The Washington Post Careers and Employment

About us
Founded in 1877, the 69 Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post is one of the world’s most storied media and media technology companies. Our mission is to connect, inform, and enlighten Washington and those who seek to understand our nation’s capital with the highest-caliber, most trustworthy news and information. The Post continues to shine its light – more... into the darkness – to uncover critical truths and spread knowledge to protect the pillars of liberty and democracy worldwide. Combining world-class journalism with cutting-edge engineering, The Post is defining the future of news.

In addition to being one of 2019’s Top Employers in Washington, D.C. (Forbes), The Washington Post was named one of the Most Innovative Media Companies (for the third time) and the 8th Most Innovative Company in the world by Fast Company in 2018 – awards reflective of our dedication to transformation, integrity, and quality. Combining our agile, high-performing teams with over 140 years of world class journalism, The Post delivers quality content and innovative experiences all over the word. We offer a wide array of products and services including The Washington Post newspaper, The Washington Post app, washingtonpost.com, Arc Publishing, WP BrandConnect, Washington Post Live conference and event space, and Post TV yet our approach is always the same – shape ideas, redefine speed, and take ownership. Every employee, every project, every day.
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What is it like to work at The Washington Post?

3.8
Work/Life Balance
3.6
Compensation/Benefits
3.3
Job Security/Advancement
3.6
Management
3.8
Culture

What are people saying about the leadership at The Washington Post?

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What do employees at The Washington Post say about culture and work-life balance?

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Collaborative
5.0
Relaxed yet hard-working, motivated team
Written by Executive Assistant to CEO (Former Employee) from Arlington, VA on May 6, 2015
Wonderful place to work, very high moral. Management are all positive, caring leaders who were very involved and accessible. Great team of people to work with- high levels of motivation for everyone!
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What jobs are available at The Washington Post?

Top work locations
4.7
Winchester, VA
4.3
Rockville, MD
4.1
Washington, DC
4.0
Waldorf, MD
3.9
Arlington, VA
Most popular roles
4.8
Administrative Assistant
4.5
Independent Contractor
4.4
Press Operator
4.3
Account Manager
4.2
Account Executive

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What did candidates say about the interview at The Washington Post?

Interview experience
Based on 21 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 20 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 17 interviews
About a week
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