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ProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. Its investigations are conducted by its staff of full-time investigative reporters, and the resulting stories are distributed to news partners for publication or broadcast. 

TypePrivate
Founded2007
HQNew York, NY, US
Websitepropublica.org
Employee Ratings4.5

Locations

ProPublica is headquartered in
New York, United States

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)188
Revenue (FY, 2018)$26.5 M(-39%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at ProPublica

Richard Tofel

Richard Tofel

President
Robin Fields

Robin Fields

Managing Editor
Stephen Engelberg

Stephen Engelberg

Editor-In-Chief
Ragan Rhyne

Ragan Rhyne

Vice President, Development
Celeste LeCompte

Celeste LeCompte

VP, Strategy & Operations
Eric Umansky

Eric Umansky

Deputy Managing Editor
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ProPublica Office Locations

ProPublica has an office in New York
New York, NY, US (HQ)
155 6th Ave
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ProPublica Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2007

ProPublica total Funding

$5.2 m

ProPublica latest funding size

$1 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

ProPublica investors

ProPublica's latest funding round in January 2020 was reported to be $1 m. In total, ProPublica has raised $5.2 m
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ProPublica Revenue

ProPublica's revenue was reported to be $26.52 m in FY, 2018 which is a 39.1% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2018)

26.5m

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

(39.1%)

Net income (FY, 2018)

2.6m

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

7.5m
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

17.2m43.6m26.5m

Revenue growth, %

33%153%(39%)

Operating expense total

18.3m24.0m

Net Income

25.3m2.6m
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

8.3m5.3m7.5m

PP&E

388.5k677.2k739.3k

Total Assets

12.4m38.1m41.0m

Total Liabilities

384.3k746.2k1.1m
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Depreciation and Amortization

146.1k197.5k265.6k

Cash From Operating Activities

3.2m10.3m8.0m

Purchases of PP&E

(125.7k)(487.2k)(338.7k)

Cash From Investing Activities

(51.6k)(13.3m)(5.8m)
USDFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

264.6k

Financial Leverage

1 x
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ProPublica Operating Metrics

ProPublica's Monthly Unique Visitors was reported to be 1.6 m in FY, 2018. ProPublica's Monthly Viewers was reported to be 3.6 m in FY, 2018.
FY, 2013Apr, 2014Sep, 2014FY, 2014Apr, 2015Aug, 2015FY, 2015Apr, 2016Sep, 2016FY, 2016Apr, 2017Aug, 2017FY, 2017Jan, 2018Apr, 2018FY, 2018

Agents

26 k34 k50

App Downloads

172

Monthly Unique Visitors

561 k546 k692 k672 k992 k979 k960 k959 k1 m1.1 m2.2 m2.5 m2.1 m1.4 m1.6 m

Monthly Viewers

1.33 m1.4 m1.7 m1.67 m2.13 m2.7 m2.3 m2.4 m2.4 m2.6 m4.3 m4.3 m3.9 m3.2 m3.6 m
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ProPublica Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
PolitwoopsNovember 01, 2016

ProPublica Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

80/100

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ProPublica Online and Social Media Presence

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ProPublica Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was ProPublica founded?

    ProPublica was founded in 2007.

  • Who are ProPublica key executives?

    ProPublica's key executives are Richard Tofel, Robin Fields and Stephen Engelberg.

  • How many employees does ProPublica have?

    ProPublica has 188 employees.

  • What is ProPublica revenue?

    Latest ProPublica annual revenue is $26.5 m.

  • What is ProPublica revenue per employee?

    Latest ProPublica revenue per employee is $141.1 k.

  • Who are ProPublica competitors?

    Competitors of ProPublica include The Atlantic, Politico and Google Keyword.

  • Where is ProPublica headquarters?

    ProPublica headquarters is located at 155 6th Ave, New York.

  • Where are ProPublica offices?

    ProPublica has an office in New York.

  • How many offices does ProPublica have?

    ProPublica has 1 office.