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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, US
Websitepropublica.org

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Employees (est.) (May 2020)161(+3%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)$26.5 M(-39%)

Key People/Management at ProPublica

Daniel Golden

Daniel Golden

Senior Editor
Meg Marco

Meg Marco

Senior Editor
Richard Tofel

Richard Tofel

President
Robin Fields

Robin Fields

Managing Editor
Joe Sexton

Joe Sexton

Senior Editor
Marilyn Thompson

Marilyn Thompson

Senior Editor
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ProPublica Office Locations

ProPublica has an office in New York
New York, 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

4 months 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)
USDY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

209.8k

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 m1.10 m2.20 m2.50 m2.10 m1.40 m1.60 m

Monthly Viewers

1.33 m1.40 m1.70 m1.67 m2.13 m2.70 m2.30 m2.40 m2.40 m2.60 m4.30 m4.30 m3.90 m3.20 m3.60 m
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ProPublica Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
PolitwoopsNovember 01, 2016

ProPublica Online and Social Media Presence

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ProPublica News and Updates

Illinois, New Jersey, and New York are the only states reopening according to federal guidelines, a ProPublica analysis found

Illinois, New Jersey, and New York are the only three states to meet White House guidelines for reopening, a ProPublica analysis found. The three states are also the only ones to not yet fully lift their stay-at-home orders, which have been in place for more than two months. Illinois became the fi…

ProPublica Is Way Off Base With Its Analysis Of Pharma Payments To Doctors

It’s great that ProPublica generates these data. The transparency it provides is important for the debate on healthcare spending. However, let’s not sensationalize the results at the expense of the pharmaceutical industry.

Haru Coryne to Join ProPublica Illinois as Data Reporter

ProPublica Illinois is an independent, nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism with moral force. Sign up for our newsletter to get weekly updates written by our journalists.read more

ProPublica Is Expanding Its Local Reporting Network to Youngstown, Ohio

Youngstown is losing its only daily newspaper, but there’s no shortage of investigative stories worthy of coverage. ProPublica will fund one investigative reporter at an Ohio news organization for a year.read more

ProPublica Names 6 More Newsrooms to Its Local Reporting Network

ProPublica named six newsrooms and local reporters on Friday that will participate in the latest expansion of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network, a program aimed at supporting investigative journalism at local and regional news organizations. The projects, which will begin on July 1 and continue…

ProPublica Wins John Bartlow Martin Award for MS-13 Coverage

ProPublica reporter Hannah Dreier is the winner of the 2019 John Bartlow Martin Award for Public Interest Magazine Journalism for her series “Trapped in Gangland” on MS-13. The series was co-published with New York magazine, Newsday and the New York Times. Sponsored by Northwestern University’s Medi…
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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 Daniel Golden, Meg Marco and Richard Tofel.

  • How many employees does ProPublica have?

    ProPublica has 161 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 $164.7 k.

  • Who are ProPublica competitors?

    Competitors of ProPublica include The Atlantic, Politico and Financial Times.

  • 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.