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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
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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)2,024(+3%)
Job Openings48
Revenue (FY, 2020)$267 M(+4%)
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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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$17 m

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$17 m

Time since last funding

8 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

From Apple to Spotify and NPR, the podcast paywall wars have arrived

Podcasts have historically been open and freely distributed, but new subscription offerings for podcasts from Apple and Spotify aim to challenge that status quo.Between the lines: As the subscription podcast ecosystem develops, it wouldn't be surprising if other major podcast publishers start to toy…

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

TikTok to Sue Trump Administration as Soon as Tuesday, NPR Says

TikTok to Sue Trump Administration as Soon as Tuesday, NPR Says

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."
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NPR Blogs

Civil Rights Activist Bob Moses Dies At 86

Moses was a civil rights crusader and educator who led Black voter registration drives in the American South during the 1960s.

Amid Haiti Upheaval, Rapper Wants His Country's Resiliency To Be The Focus

NPR's Michel Martin talks with Haitian-American rapper, Mach-Hommy, about the unrest in his homeland and his latest release, "Pray For Haiti."

Author Takes Readers Back To The Golden Age Of The Circus

NPR's Michel Martin speak with writer Les Standiford about his new book, Battle for the Big Top: P.T. Barnum, James Bailey, John Ringling, and the Death-Defying Saga of the American Circus.

Censorship Scholar On Book Bans And Critical Race Theory

NPR's Michel Martin talks with Richard Price, author of the Adventures In Censorship blog, about trends in censorship and book banning.

A Looming Challenge In The Vaccination Campaign: Syringe Shortages

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Dr. Edward Kelley, former director of integrated health services at the WHO, about potential syringe shortages as COVID-19 vaccines are exported around the world.

What Lessons Can Be Learned From The 9/11 Commission?

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with former New Jersey Gov. Thomas Kean about the roadblocks that he and other lawmakers faced in setting up the 9/11 Commission, which he chaired.
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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 2,024 employees.

  • What is NPR revenue?

    Latest NPR annual revenue is $267 m.

  • What is NPR revenue per employee?

    Latest NPR revenue per employee is $131.9 k.

  • Who are NPR competitors?

    Competitors of NPR include News Media, Maasranga and ATTN:.

  • 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.