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NPR is an internationally acclaimed producer and distributor of noncommercial news, talk, and entertainment programming. A privately supported, not-for-profit membership organization, NPR serves a growing audience of 27.1 million Americans each week in partnership with more than 900 independently operated, noncommercial public radio stations. Each NPR Member Station serves local listeners with a distinctive combination of national and local programming. With original online content and audio streaming, NPR.org offers hourly newscasts, special features and ten years of archived audio and information.
HQWashington, DC, US
Employee Ratings4.3
Overall CultureC-

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2021)1,966
Job Openings37
Revenue (FY, 2020)$267 M(+4%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at NPR

David McKay

David McKay

Director, President & Chief Executive Officer
Christoph Knoess

Christoph Knoess

Chief Administrative Officer
Michael Dobbins

Michael Dobbins

Chief Strategy & Corporate Development Officer
Derek Neldner

Derek Neldner

CEO and Group Head, RBC Capital Markets
Rod Bolger

Rod Bolger

Chief Financial Officer
Helena Gottschling

Helena Gottschling

Chief Human Resources Officer
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NPR Office Locations

NPR has an office in Washington
Washington, DC, US (HQ)
1111 North Capitol St NE
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NPR Financials and Metrics

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NPR total Funding

$17 m

NPR latest funding size

$17 m

Time since last funding

7 years ago
NPR's latest funding round in December 2013 was reported to be $17 m. In total, NPR has raised $17 m
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NPR Revenue

NPR's revenue was reported to be $267 m in FY, 2020 which is a 3.5% increase from the previous period.

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NPR News and Updates

8-Year-Old Sends Stern Letter Urging NPR To Broadcast More Dinosaur Stories

"I never hear much about nature or dinosaurs or things like that," wrote a very disgruntled dino-lover named Leo.

Powell Tells NPR Economy Has Long Road Ahead After Jobs Gain

Powell Tells NPR Economy Has Long Road Ahead After Jobs Report

NPR Station Stops Airing Trump Coronavirus Briefings For ‘False Information’

Seattle's KUOW said fact-checking the president's falsehoods and exaggeration became a challenge during the broadcast.

Pompeo Pushes Free Press For Kazakhstan After Barring NPR Reporter From Trip

“As a journalist, I’m sure you know the good work the State Department does to train journalists in press freedoms."

NPR Donations Surge After Mike Pompeo’s Ugly Confrontation With Reporter

Trump praised Pompeo for his expletive-laced tirade after a journalist dared to question him about Ukraine.

NPR reporter Mary Louise Kelly defends 1st Amendment rights after Mike Pompeo encounter

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly authored a New York Times op-ed Tuesday about her encounter with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and why she's refused to back down on her reporting.What they're saying: "There is a reason that freedom of the press is enshrined in the Constitution," Kelly said. There is a reas…
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NPR Blogs

Putin Critic Alexei Navalny 'Could Die At Any Moment,' Doctor Says

The imprisoned Russian opposition leader, who is three weeks into a hunger strike, is at risk of cardiac arrest or kidney failure according to test results, his physician says.

$25 Million Worth Of Giant Clam Shells Seized In The Philippines

The raid Friday was the third giant clam bust in just over a month. Since the beginning of March, about $30 million worth of giant clams have been seized from illegal operations.

SpaceX Wins $2.9 Billion Contract For Next Lunar Lander

The company beat out two others in its bid to develop a lunar lander that will bring Americans back to the moon in the coming years.

Producer Scott Rudin Steps Back From Broadway Following Allegations Of Bullying

The producer announced Saturday that he would take a step back after allegations of bullying and workplace misconduct were reported this month.

Idaho Resistance Groups Work To Combat Extremism Seeping Into Mainstream

There's a fledgling effort to organize against far-right ideology that's moving into Idaho's political mainstream.

Police Violence And Reform: The Inequality In Restorative Justice Opportunities

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with attorney sujatha baliga about whether restorative justice principles are useful after a shooting incident or killing involving a police officer.
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NPR Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who are NPR key executives?

    NPR's key executives are David McKay, Christoph Knoess and Michael Dobbins.

  • How many employees does NPR have?

    NPR has 1,966 employees.

  • What is NPR revenue?

    Latest NPR annual revenue is $267 m.

  • What is NPR revenue per employee?

    Latest NPR revenue per employee is $135.8 k.

  • Who are NPR competitors?

    Competitors of NPR include Mic Network, Grasswire and MSN.

  • Where is NPR headquarters?

    NPR headquarters is located at 1111 North Capitol St NE, Washington.

  • Where are NPR offices?

    NPR has an office in Washington.

  • How many offices does NPR have?

    NPR has 1 office.