Description:

A nonprofit news organization that specializes in investigative, political and social justice reporting. Paid circulation today is 240,000.

Begun:

February 1976 (the magazine’s first issue)

Website:http://motherjones.com/
Office Location:Backtalk, Mother Jones, 222 Sutter St., Suite 600 San Francisco, CA
Structure:

501(c)(3) organization (Foundation for National Progress)

Founder:

Adam Hochschild, Jeffrey Klein, Richard Parker

Executive Director:

Monika Bauerlein and Clara Jefferey (executive editors)

Approximate number of full-time staff:

31

Number with prior professional journalism experience:

31

Annual operating budget:

$9,300,400 (2011)

Annual salaries posted, or accessible via 990 form:

No

Editorial/ethics policy statement:

Yes

Diversity statement:

No

IRS 990 form posted on website:

No

Major donors disclosed:

No

INN Member:

No

Awards:

National Magazine Award for General Excellence (2010), Sigma Delta Chi Award for Excellence Journalism (2009), People’s Choice Webby Award for Politics (2005, 2006)

Contact:

 http://motherjones.com/about/contact or 415-321-1700



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