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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!

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Reporter
The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times, a Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper and one of the few remaining independent news organizations in the country, is looking to hire a Reporter for Education Lab, the team that covers education in our region with a focus on equity. Education Lab is a solutions-journalism project supported by local foundations and other groups that combines in-depth reporting with an ambitious community-engagement effort that has impact in the region.

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Freelance Reporters
School Library Journal (slj.com)

School Library Journal (slj.comcom), an award-winning magazine and website reporting on K-12 education, school and public libraries, literacy, equity, ed tech, children’s literature, and other topics related to education and libraries, seeks experienced freelance reporters to tackle news reporting and in-depth feature articles. Send samples and resume to News & Features editor Sarah Bayliss, sbayliss@mediasourceinc.com, with the header REPORTING CANDIDATE. Thank you. 

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News Reporting Fellow
O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism

Exposing injustice and igniting change is no easy feat for a journalist. That’s where the fully-funded O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism at Marquette University comes in. We give U.S.-based reporters the tools, funding and time they need to dig into any national, state or regional story of their choice, with the power to compel change. 

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Journalism Resident
EdSource

EdSource, a California nonprofit organization with the state’s largest team of education reporters, is seeking Journalism Residents to contribute to the news organization’s education coverage. The two positions would be based in California, one in the Central Valley and the other in Los Angeles.

The successful program, now in its second year, is designed to help education reporters, or aspiring ones, hone their writing and reporting skills alongside an award-winning team of education journalists in California.

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Account Executive w/ Education-Reform P.R. Firm (Remote)

Are you interested in pursuing a career in communications on the national stage? Are you passionate about helping innovative organizations make a great impact on our nation’s schools? Does an organization with a diverse and high-profile client base that will provide great opportunities for professional growth and good compensation sound appealing? Then read on:

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Senior Account Executive at Education-focused P.R. Firm (Remote)
Larson Communications

Are you interested in pursuing a career in communications on the national stage? Are you passionate about helping innovative organizations make a great impact on our nation’s schools? Does an organization with a diverse and high-profile client base that will provide great opportunities for professional growth and good compensation sound appealing? Then read on:

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Journalist
Idaho Education News

Idaho Education News is seeking an experienced, ambitious and innovative journalist who can break news and wants to investigate Idaho’s most pressing education issues. We want a journalist who has a passion for advancing the story and probing beneath the surface to enlighten Idahoans. We want someone with a clear writing style who also can entertain and engage our audiences. This job is focused on covering K-12 public education.

This is a great job for a journalist who wants to make a difference in the world.

Our favorite candidates also need to:

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Senior Director of Research
EL Education

ABOUT EL EDUCATION

EL Education is redefining student achievement in diverse communities across the country, ensuring that all students master rigorous content, develop positive character, and produce high-quality work. We create great public schools where they are needed most, inspiring teachers and students to achieve more than they thought possible.

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Director, Communications
EL Education

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

EL Education (formerly Expeditionary Learning) is expanding the definition of student achievement in diverse communities across the country. We create great public schools where they are needed most, inspiring teachers and students to achieve more than they thought possible.

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Education Reporter
LNP Media Group, Inc.

LNP Media Group, Inc. family of print and digital publications, part of Steinman Communications, is the biggest and most influential provider of news in Lancaster County, with a history of 225 years of excellence. The education reporter, working under the direction of the Work & Wellness team leader, is a proven, experienced journalist who specializes in reporting and writing about public and private K-12 schools, as well as local institutions of higher learning.

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General Assignment Reporter
The Morning Call

The Morning Call in Allentown, Pa., is looking for an ambitious general assignment reporter who is looking to make a difference We need a scrappy reporter who can break news, write authoritatively and craft enterprise stories that our readers crave and can’t get anywhere else.

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Education Reporter
The Virginian-Pilot/Daily Press

An award-winning, multi-platform news operation with a growing audience — seeks an aggressive, digitally savvy education reporter who understands how to use all the tools in the journalism toolbox. This journalist will be part of a two-person education team and may also cover some of our many universities, when appropriate.

Here’s why you should work for us:

• We’re one of the largest news operations in Virginia, with coverage from Richmond to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. That’s a big audience — looking for both statewide and hyperlocal coverage.

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Senior Writer/Editor, Science and Research Communications
University of Oregon

Job no: 528288
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing

Department: College of Education, HEDCO Institute
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $75,000 – $85,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA07-Fiscal Year 2021-2022
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins

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Writer and Editor
One Day Studio

TEAM: Marketing & One Day Studio
REPORTS TO:  SMD, Editor-in-Chief, One Day Studio
LOCATION: Flexible
START DATE: November 2021 – Full Time

THE ROLE

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Metro reporter – state education
Star Tribune

The Star Tribune, the largest news organization in the Upper Midwest, seeks an aggressive, resourceful reporter and strong writer to cover statewide K-12 education issues. This is a key beat in our newsroom, and we are looking for someone who excels at breaking news, accountability journalism and in-depth enterprise.

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Director of Communications and External Affairs
High Tech High

Developed by a coalition of San Diego civic leaders and educators, High Tech High opened in September 2000 as a small public charter school with plans to serve approximately 450 students.  HTH has evolved into an integrated network of sixteen charter schools serving approximately 6,350 students in grades K-12 across four campuses.

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Communications Associate
American Educational Research Association

With approximately 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
Bridge Michigan

Bridge Michigan, the state’s preeminent online news site, seeks an education reporter to write engaging, accessible stories on pre-K-12 and higher education issues impacting students and families across Michigan.

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Part Time Writer
Pando Public Relations

We’re hiring a half-time writer to produce content for our clients in the education space. The qualified candidate will need to understand K-12 and higher education, including the subtleties of language and terminology in this space. We need someone who can listen to our clients and their users, and find the interesting story that is often not so apparent even to them.

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Communications Associate/Manager
The Learning Agency

The Learning Agency is looking for a communications associate / manager. The position will begin part-time and may build to full-time. The ideal candidate will be a solid writer, detail oriented, and be able to both work independently and with colleagues who are based around the globe. We’re looking for someone who can get up to speed on new projects fast and contribute ideas and high-quality work right away. Flexibility and an ability to adapt to changing priorities and workflows are paramount.

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Journalists, Editors, Podcasters, Product Specialists
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a Cox Enterprises Company, expects to post some content and product opportunities in our newsroom soon, and we are on the lookout for qualified journalists, podcasters, product specialists and more.

Our mission, simply put, is to “press on,” investigating and reporting what’s really going on in our community, following the facts wherever they may lead. Every day, we work to empower our readers with in-depth journalism, helping to build a better Georgia for this generation and the next.