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Looking for an experienced education writer for your next project? Post your listing now!  

Community members pay $50 per listing. Supporting Community and Journalist members pay $25 per listing. 

Looking for an experienced education writer for your next project? Post your listing now!  

Community members pay $50 per listing. Supporting Community and Journalist members pay $25 per listing. 


Michigan Technological University

Michigan Technological University is looking for a news writer: an all-star writer, editor and proofreader who knows how to work a news beat; is comfortable interviewing faculty, staff and students; loves to attend events and be “in the know;” and is great at finding, pitching and disseminating stories.



EdSource Today, the largest education reporting team in California, is seeking two  highly talented and creative reporters to deliver powerful stories that initiate public discussion and promote accountability regarding major education reforms now being implemented in the state and nation.


Temporary Freelance Writer/Content Creator
Carnegie Corporation of New York

The Opportunity

Carnegie Corporation of New York is seeking a temporary freelance writer/content creator to generate articles and other forms of in-depth content for our Web site.  The job will entail producing high-quality, sharable content around the Corporation’s four core programmatic areas, including:


Education Reporter
The Review-Journal

Nevada’s leading news organization in print and on the Web needs a smart, aggressive journalist to cover the nation’s fifth-largest school district.

This isn’t a job for shrinking violets or school boosters.

The Clark County School District has 300,000 students – 45% Latino – in 357 schools, 41,000 employees and an annual budget of $2.4 billion. It also has issues: near-fatal growing pains, dismal test scores, crushing bureaucracy, union trouble and crime. Waste, fraud and abuse are endemic.


Editor in Chief
America’s Promise Alliance

America’s Promise Alliance is devoted to helping to create the conditions for success for all young people in the United States, including the millions currently being left behind.  Our work is powered by our belief that all children are capable of learning and thriving, and that every individual, institution and sector shares the responsibility to help young people succeed.  To pursue this mission most effectively, we are committed to being a workplace of choice for professionals from all sectors who are interested in dedicating a portion of their careers to bettering the lives o


Education Reporter
Honolulu Civil Beat

Honolulu Civil Beat is looking for an insightful, incisive and experienced education reporter to write about core problems in Hawaii’s K-12 and higher education systems.

We’re seeking someone with a deep understanding of education policy who can zero in on difficult issues with an eye toward innovative solutions that might improve education in the islands. On a practical level, effective investigative reporting and deft writing will be crucial to this work. (We’re not looking for a typical schools “beat” reporter.)


Communications Associate
Parcc Inc.

REPORTS TO: Director of Communications
EFFECTIVE DATE: Effective Immediately
LOCATION: Washington, D.C.



Membership Coordinator
Education Writers Association

Position Summary

The Education Writers Association (EWA) is seeking an enthusiastic, mission-driven and experienced Membership Coordinator who will thrive in a challenging and dynamic work environment. This position will play a key role in building and conveying the value of EWA to our members; maintaining membership records; identifying and cultivating new members; and developing marketing campaigns for our programs and resources.


Communications Specialist
DC Public Charter School Board

Start Date: Immediate
Department: Communications
Location: Washington, DC



Education Reporter
Treasure Coast Newspapers

Treasure Coast Newspapers seeks an aggressive education reporter to cover three school districts: Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River. We focus on enterprise, analysis and investigations on regional issues, particularly revealing how districts spend taxpayer money and how effectively schools educate students. We heavily emphasize social media, digital storytelling and digital-first, real-time reporting. The ideal candidate would have at least 3 years’ experience as a newspaper reporter and some experience covering education.  A clean valid Florida driver’s license is required.


Multimedia Engagement Journalist

The multimedia engagement journalist will find alternative and innovative ways to present news and features on, using video, photos and graphics. The incumbent in this position will write, report and investigate Idaho public education with an emphasis on alternative presentation. The incumbent in this position also will drive public awareness of education issues using social media. is an independent news site devoted to Idaho public education.

You will have the opportunity to: 


Reporter Position
Choice Media

The Job Opening

The Reporter position will be responsible for both original enterprise stories and custom versions of mainstream media stories pertaining to education policy. Topics will include, but not be limited to: teacher evaluation, tenure reform, charter schools, vouchers, tax credit scholarships, online learning, homeschooling, inter-district choice, parent trigger, school funding, Common Core state standards, student assessments and teacher unions.

The Reporter will:


Director of Media Relations
National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA)

The Position
The Director of Media Relations will manage all media relationships at the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA). The Director will oversee the daily management of media relations while also forming innovative partnerships and working to change public opinion on difficult education issues.


America’s Promise Alliance



Manager of Communications
Chamberlin Family Foundation

The Chamberlin Family Foundation is seeking a Manager of Communications to advance the discourse on public education and build a renewed focus on exceptional public schools for all children in West Contra Costa. 


Education Reporter for News Division
The Deseret News

The Deseret News seeks a talented writer to produce beat and enterprise stories about trends in education, from pre-school to advanced degrees in a multi-platform newsroom, featuring print, web, radio and TV journalists collaborating on enterprise reporting and breaking news. We are looking for a journalist with a proven track record, showing innovation, creativity, investigative work and an ability to process data and find stories beyond the numbers.

We are seeking a reporter who can:


Education Reporter, Delaware

This fulltime temporary position is responsible for reporting on education-related topics in the state of Delaware. This reporter will have the opportunity to cover education related issues in Delaware such as “Race to the Top,” the cost of higher education, and alternatives to traditional education systems and practices. Candidates should have a knowledge of the Delaware education system and three to five years of broadcast, web, or newspaper reporting experience. The education reporter should be an engaging story teller with strong reporting and writing abilities.


Director of Communications
The Children's Institute

Job classification: Full-time, exempt

Reports to: President/CEO

Location: Portland, OR

Closing: Applications should be received by Oct. 27; position to be filled in January 2015.

Email résumé, cover letter that addresses your qualifications for this position, and samples of your communications work to: – Subject line: “Communications Director”


Position Description