NPR (National Public Radio) is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501 (c) (3) organization that serves as a national syndicator to about 800 public radio stations through its member stations. Headquartered in Washington, DC, NPR strives to keep the public informed of events, ideas, and cultures through its programming.
In 2020, NPR raised $278 million (compared to $278 million in 2019), primarily from program services and contributions, gifts, and grants. Expenses totaled $283 million (not including $9 million in depreciation) with the largest expense being compensation. 1,307 employees were compensated $167 million, which equates to an average compensation of $128,000. However, only 618 employees (47% of total employees compared to 38% in 2018) received more than $100,000. Read more