Post 200 The guide to the region's top businesses

Private companies     U.S. headquarters     Nonprofits     Major employers     Universities     Hospitals     Sports     Public companies and financial services     Law and Lobby     Banks and credit unions    


Corporation for Public Broadcasting

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting provides the funding to support more than 1,300 public television and radio stations across the country. It spent the early part of the year fighting off an attempt by House Republicans to cut off funding to National Public Radio as punishment for perceived bias against conservatives. The corporation this year launched “American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen,” a public media initiative that aims to help communities address the high school dropout crisis.


According to the corporation's Web site, more than 118 million Americans tune into PBS stations on a monthly basis, and 37 million listen to public radio each week.

401 Ninth St. NW

Washington D.C., 20004


Founded: 1967

President and CEO: Patricia Harrison

Money spent on programs: $478761137

Employees (local): 116 (116)

NOTE: Our methodology for the rankings.