Benefits of EWA Membership
The Education Writers Association (EWA) is the national professional organization for members of the news media who specialize in education. We support training and other professional development opportunities for journalists as part of our mission to increase the quantity and quality of education coverage. For more than 60 years, EWA has provided members with a valuable community of colleagues and timely resources to help them better cover current issues and emerging trends.
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Who We Are
Journalist members include individuals from organizations or corporations that gather and disseminate news as their primary function and have clear standards governing the influence of their funding source(s) on their newsgathering methods and priorities. The definition of journalist also includes freelancers whose primary body of work is for entities that fit the above description, staffers at press associations or journalism education associations, and journalism instructors.
Journalist benefits include:
Advocate membership is open to individuals who work for institutions, organizations, foundations, and corporations directly or primarily devoted to education or educational issues, but whose primary purpose is advocacy for particular policy solutions, organizations, ideas, or products. Advocate members receive many of the same benefits as reporter members, but do not have access to the listservs or some journalists-only events.
Advocate benefits include:
Future Education Reporters, Writers, Researchers
Student membership shall be open to students who aspire to a career in reporting or interpreting education. Listserv access is available to journalism students.
Student benefits include:
In cases where a person's membership disignation is not immediately clear, EWA will make the final determination.
EWA no longer charges membership dues, but we need support from our members more than ever. Please go here to contribute to EWA's future. Donations are used to build the EWA scholarship fund for journalists and other education writers, support our annual reporting contest, and help EWA expand online programming.
Education Writers Association
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