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Overview

Career Center

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!

Jobs

K-12 reporter
The Seattle Times

Education news is one of the top priorities at The Seattle Times, and we’re looking for a K-12 beat reporter who can help us build on our record of insightful, incisive coverage. The job is a one-year position with the possibility (but no guarantee) of turning into something longer. 

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Communications Lead
Instruction Partners

This is a full-time position. Location is flexible but Nashville, TN is preferred with some travel expected.

Who We Are:

Instruction Partners is a team of educators guided by a simple belief: you should be able to walk into any classroom and see every student engaged in the kind of challenging, inspiring, and supportive learning that will open doors and help them reach their potential. We believe this vision can be a reality for every child, in every classroom, in every school, in every district.

What We Do:

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Story Editor
Chalkbeat

Chalkbeat, the nonprofit news organization covering educational change efforts in the communities where improvement matters most, is seeking a story editor with digital experience to make our news stories sing.

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Detroit Reporter
Chalkbeat

Chalkbeat, the nonprofit news organization covering educational change efforts in the communities where improvement matters most, is seeking a skilled early career reporter in the city of Detroit.

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New York Bureau Chief
Chalkbeat

Chalkbeat, the nonprofit news organization covering educational change efforts in the communities where improvement matters most, is seeking a seasoned reporter and editor with management experience to serve as our New York bureau chief.

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Communications Associate Part Time
NYC Leadership Academy

Overview

NYC Leadership Academy is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization that builds the capacity of educational leaders, at every level of the system, to confront inequities and create the conditions necessary for all students to thrive. Since 2003, NYCLA has worked with educators in 150 public school districts, charter and parochial schools, state departments of education, universities, foundations, and nonprofit organizations across 32 states, Washington, D.C. and three countries.

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Higher Education Reporter
CALmatters

CALmatters is a nonprofit nonpartisan journalism venture focused on California state politics and policy.  Launched in 2015 and based in Sacramento with a staff of 14, it is now the largest bureau covering state policy issues as measured by staff size and/or audience reach.

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Education Reporter
WDRB Media

WDRB Media in Louisville, Ky. is searching for a seasoned education reporter to join our team of digital journalists. This person will primarily cover Jefferson County Public Schools, a district of more than 100,000 students and the 28th largest in the country.

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ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR/ TEACHER
EDUCATION WEEK

Education Week, the nation’s premier independent news source for pre-K-12 education, is looking for a creative and enterprising editor to lead its online vertical for teachers and direct coverage of the teaching profession across all its digital and print platforms. You’ll have the opportunity to stretch yourself professionally as part of Editorial Projects in Education (EPE), an entrepreneurial nonprofit media organization that engages readers and viewers through digital, print, video, and broadcast media and live and virtual events.

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Staff Reporter

More information about this job:

What We’re Looking For:

*Please include a resume, cover letter and 3-5 writing samples from the past year.

The Content Marketing Team is seeking a deadline-oriented writer to pitch, report and write education stories for our university partners based on their core values and their faculty’s research – turning academic research into comprehensive storytelling for the general public.

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Education reporter
The Courier-Journal

The Courier-Journal, part of the USA TODAY Network, is looking for a reporter who cuts through jargon to report stories primarily from the perspective of students, parents, teachers and taxpayers; tracks and explains trends in curriculum; uses public data on the county, state and national levels to undergird reporting; and delivers strong enterprise work. The ideal candidate has the proven ability to tailor storytelling to social, video and digital platforms.

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Senior Writer, Strategic Communications Manager (pos. # 299820)
Colorado Community College System

Public & Legislative Affairs Department

If you can articulate the goals and vision of complex initiatives… if you can clearly explain how something works and why it matters to diverse audiences… if you love scenic views of the iconic Rocky Mountains… then you could be the ideal candidate for the Senior Writer, Strategic Communications Manager position at the Colorado Community College System (CCCS).

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Communications Program Associate
The American Council of Trustees and Alumni

ACTA’s Communications Department is responsible for all digital communications, as well as several related sections of our website. The department is charged with presenting ACTA’s message to the outside world in an informed, articulate, and accurate manner. The department strives to maintain ACTA’s distinctive tone and style in all its work, from 140 character tweets to extended articles and op-eds.

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Director of Communications
The American Council of Trustees and Alumni

The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA), a dynamic higher education advocacy organization with a 20 year history of success, seeks a personable, creative, well-organized, and strategic communications professional to join our team as Director of Communications. Founded in 1995, ACTA works to advance academic excellence, academic freedom, and accountability through research, public education, and outreach to policymakers and trustees.

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Web & Multimedia Specialist
Education Writers Association

The Education Writers Association (EWA) is seeking an enthusiastic, mission-driven and experienced Web & Multimedia Specialist who will thrive in a challenging and dynamic work environment. This position plays a key role in managing the day-to-day operation of EWA’s website, creating and producing multimedia content, supporting the growth of EWA’s online resources, providing technical expertise and ensuring that all of EWA’s digital programs are continually improved to enhance the user experience.

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Development Manager
Chalkbeat

Chalkbeat, a nonprofit education news organization, is seeking a development manager to help us work more efficiently and effectively toward achieving our ambitious fundraising goals. Working closely with Chalkbeat’s development team and our CEO, the development manager will coordinate the day-to-day systems and operations of this team and will manage a diverse portfolio of fundraising projects. The right candidate will be smart, organized, and entrepreneurial, with strong communication, project management, and analytical skills.

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Internal Communication Specialist
Southern Utah University

Location: Cedar City, Utah
Category: Marketing Communication
Type: Professional Staff, Full Time, 10-month contract
Standard Hours per Week: 40
Work Schedule Summary: M-F, may include nights and weekends
Salary: $32,000 -Salary commensurate w/qualifications and experience.

Job Summary:

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Assistant Editor, K-12
EdSurge

EdSurge is looking for a K-12 editor who is passionate about the people and ideas that shape how learners learn and teachers teach. This editor plays a key role in defining our coverage of the K-12 community of educators and students, and how technology impacts their work. The ideal candidate will possess a knack for storytelling and helping others share their stories.

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Intern
Education Writers Association

The Education Writers Association (EWA), the national professional organization for education journalists, is seeking an enthusiastic and mission-driven Intern who will thrive in a challenging and dynamic work environment. Our paid interns play a key role in conveying the value of EWA to our members and other stakeholders.

Our interns should share EWA’s commitment to the value of independent professional journalism and embrace EWA’s mission to strengthen the community of education writers and improve the quality of education coverage to better inform the public.

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Staff Editor and Editor, Diversity & Democracy
Association of American Colleges and Universities

The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), a national higher education organization committed to advancing quality and equity in undergraduate education, seeks a bright, self-motivated, productive, and creative individual for the position of Staff Editor and Editor, Diversity & Democracy. The position requires excellent editing, writing, and organizational skills; familiarity with web-based research and outreach; knowledge of topics related to teaching and learning, academic lea

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Communications Associate
American Educational Research Association

With more than 25,000 members, the American Educational Research Association (AERA) is the largest national professional organization devoted to the scientific study of education and learning. Founded in 1916, AERA advances knowledge about education, encourages scholarly inquiry related to education, and promotes the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

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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.

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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.