Description:

Consumer Reports magazine and Consumer Reports.org provide independent, unbiased reporting and testing of issues that matter to everyday consumers. We feature ratings and recommendations on thousands of products and services in categories including appliances, cars, electronics and computers, home and garden, health and fitness, babies and kids, food, personal finance and travel. The magazine and website accept no outside advertising, and take no free test samples. It also produces enterprising investigative reports on issues of public interest, from food and product saftely to best medical practices.

Begun:

1936; website started in 1997

Website:http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/index.htm
Office Location:101 Truman Avenue Yonkers, NY
Structure:

501 (c)(3) organization

Founder:

Not Applicable

Executive Director:

James A Guest (president); Kevin Mc Kean (editorial director)

Approximate number of full-time staff:

600+

Number with prior professional journalism experience:

100+

Annual operating budget:

$43.1 million

Annual salaries posted, or accessible via 990 form:

Yes

Editorial/ethics policy statement:

Yes

Diversity statement:

Yes

IRS 990 form posted on website:

Yes

Major donors disclosed:

Yes

INN Member:

No

Awards:

National Magazine Awards, Sigma Delta Chi Awards, George Polk Awards, National Press Club Awards, Gerald Leob Awards (among others)

Contact:

tiernr@consumer.org (Rober Tiernan, mangaging editor) or 914-378-2742



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