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Find new career opportunities for education reporters and communications professionals. Looking for an experienced education writer for your next project? Post your listing now!

Find new career opportunities for education reporters and communications professionals. Looking for an experienced education writer for your next project? Post your listing now!


Internal Communications Manager (0407)
University of California Office of the President

Requisition Number: 20150246

Appointment Type: Staff – Career

Personnel Program: MSP

Work Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

Percentage of Time: 100%

Organizational Area: External Relations – Communications

Location: Oakland, CA

Posting Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience.

Position Summary:


Editorial Associate
The University of Connecticut

UCP VII – University Relations Associate


Media Relations Manager
Milken Family Foundation

The Santa Monica-based Milken Family Foundation seeks a talented and experienced media relations professional for the Media Relations Manager position. Serving as a key member of a highly collaborative Communications team and reporting to the Senior Vice President, this position will be responsible for overseeing and managing strategic planning, day-to-day operations and media outreach for MFF’s initiatives, with a special focus on the Milken Educator Awards, named “the Oscars of Teaching” by Teacher Magazine.


Senior Editor, Education
The Atlantic - Washington, DC - Full Time

The Atlantic is looking for a senior editor to guide our coverage of education, including child development. To apply for this role, you should be an awesome editor, able to strengthen the work of both experienced reporters and emerging contributors. We’ll be especially impressed if you can show us a strong portfolio of coverage you’ve overseen, particularly on matters of youth and education.


Content and Communications Coordinator
The Carnegie Foundation

The Content and Communications Coordinator will support the Foundation’s communications and field-building efforts across its multiple channels, including print, Web, email, and social media. S/he will be an integral part of the Communications team, and will work on the front lines of delivering key content and messages to our targeted audiences.

Key Responsibilities


Education Reporter (21-Month Assignment)
The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times is seeking an experienced reporter to join Education Lab, an ambitious, groundbreaking project that has had significant impacts on public education in Washington state.  This is a grant-funded, 21-month position.

Candidates should have experience in finding and writing compelling, in-depth stories, ideally about schools and learning.  Strong multi-media skills and experience covering education are big pluses.


Engagement Editor
The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times is seeking an experienced engagement editor to join Education Lab, an ambitious, groundbreaking project that has significant impacts on public education in Washington state.  This is a grant-funded, 21-month position.

We seek candidates who can help lead Education Lab’s award-winning effort to spark and nurture constructive conversation about education in Washington state, and to seek out community voices that can improve our journalism.


Freelance Ed-Tech Writer
District Administration

District Administration, a national K-12 education publication, is looking for a freelance writer for our monthly technology feature. Our tech stories may be product-oriented but are never promotional. Their goal is to give school district technologists the information and insight they need to make better purchase and implementation decisions. Stories are typically 1,000 words. Pay is competitive. Send inquiries and clips to


LRP Publications, Inc.

LRP Publications, Inc. has been an industry-leading provider of multimedia solutions for business and education professionals for over three decades, offering world-class content and exceptional customer service. LRP’s customers receive the guidance, knowledge and tools they need in the format they want.


Digital PR Coordinator

What We’re Looking For:


Communications Director
The Schott Foundation for Public Education

The Schott Foundation for Public Education is a national foundation whose mission is to develop and strengthen a broad-based and representative movement to achieve fully resourced, quality preK-12 public education, giving every child an opportunity to learn. The Schott Foundation’s core belief is that only a grassroots movement can lead to systemic change in the disparities poor children and children of color face in our country’s schools. In helping to build this movement, Schott recognizes its pivotal role as both funder and advocate in the social justice arena.


Freelance Editor
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. is a global enterprise providing must-have content and services for the academic, professional, scientific, technical, medical, consumer, and scholarly markets. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a versatile, proven Freelance Editor, who will serve as editorial visionary for a newsletter targeted to women in higher education. This position is based in our fast-paced US B2B group.

The ideal candidate is an experienced, hands-on editor, who is well-versed in creating stellar print and digital products.


Education Policy Analyst
California School Boards Association


Under the general direction of the Senior Director, this position provides analysis, research and recommendations on critical education issues that impact California’s students, families, and communities. This position focuses on a variety of support duties for the Senior Director, Policy & Programs and researches and communicates about issues in education that require familiarity with educational laws, rules, regulations and trends.


Director of Media
California School Boards Association


Under general direction of Sr. Director of Communications/PIO, this position leads, oversees, and coordinates the development, preparation, and productions of print and electronic communication from creative concept to final print; sets priorities and directs the work of assigned staff on a project or day-to day basis; researches, writes, and edits publications; fosters cooperative working relationships among Association departments and acts as liaison with various educational, community, public, and government agencies; and performs related work as required.


Kappan Managing Editor & Online Content Strategist
PDK International

PDK International is seeking an energetic, intellectually curious journalist who will oversee editorial content for both Kappan magazine and its related web sites.


Education Reporter
EdSource Today

July 2016

EdSource Today, California’s pre-eminent source of news and analysis about public education, is seeking a fulltime reporter to cover some of the major reforms being implemented in the state and nation.

The successful candidate will write and report on potentially the most significant changes occurring in public education in a generation and have the opportunity to be part of the emerging nonprofit journalism source that is considered a “must-read” by policymakers, influencers and a greater audience interested in staying abreast of the state of education.


Contributing Writer
Education Week/

Education Week, an independent, national source of news on K-12 education, is seeking an experienced contributing writer to help with its coverage of teaching and teacher policy on a part-time, contractual basis. Working with an editor, the contributing writer will be responsible for regular blog coverage as well as full-length articles for print and online. The position also includes opportunities to contribute to video coverage and other multimedia work.


Suburban Schools Beat Reporter
The Houston Chronicle

The Houston Chronicle, Texas’ largest newspaper, will soon inaugurate a digital-first suburban schools beat aimed at covering extensive ground across Houston’s vast suburbs and using dozens of area school districts to explore educational trends that resonate with readers across the region. This new beat will be built upon a constantly updated vertical that will become a must read for parents interested in news and information that will not only tell them what’s happening in the schools but how they can better navigate testing, homework and local school bureaucracies.


Education Reporter (Graduate Schools) — Washington, D.C.
U.S. News & World Report

The Education section at U.S. News & World Report seeks an experienced, full-time reporter based in our Washington, D.C., office who will be responsible for writing consumer-focused content for The beat will be focused on graduate school, including MBA, law and medical school programs, aimed at an audience of prospective students. The position does not involve breaking news coverage or reporting on education policy.


Breaking News/General Assignment Multimedia Journalist
The Naples Daily News

If you love scoring a scoop on your beat, continue reading.  

If you dream of working in a place where great journalism still matters, update your resume.

If you thrive in breaking news situations, apply immediately.

The Naples Daily News, a dynamic, award-winning newspaper and online operation situated in beautiful Southwest Florida, seeks a breaking news/general assignment multimedia journalist.


Vice President of Policy and Programs
The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA)

The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) is an independent nonprofit dedicated to academic freedom, academic excellence, and accountability.


Education Reporter

We are looking for a journalist with a special focus on California education issues. This is a tremendous opportunity for a skilled writer and reporter who is passionate about storytelling and about making a difference. The beat includes K-12 schools, serving more than 6 million California students, as well as the nation’s leading system of public higher education. This is a full time position preferably based at our main office in Sacramento.


Excellent storytelling