The Washington Post, also known as Washington Post, is a news media and newspaper company based in the United States. It was founded by Stilson Hutchins on January 1, 1877. The company is currently active and operates under the legal name WP Company LLC. The Washington Post is headquartered in Washington, D.C., at One Franklin Square.
The company is owned by Jeff Bezos and is led by CEO Frederick J. Ryan Jr., with Fred Ryan serving as the publisher. The Washington Post is named after its headquarters city, Washington, D.C., and has a presence on various social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
The Washington Post operates in the news media, newspaper, entertainment, and publishing industries. It has several subsidiaries, including Washington Post Radio, The Washington Post Writers Group, and International Herald Tribune. The company employs between 1,000 and 4,999 people, with a total of 2,245 employees.
The Washington Post's main competitors include The New York Times, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, and USA Today. The company's stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol WPO.