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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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Communications Manager

General Notes:

This position reports to the State Outreach and Engagement Director. Applicants from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse environment to continue to build a strong and equitable prenatal-to-3 system of care. This position can be performed remotely, and hybrid remote-work opportunities are available.

Job Description Summary:

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Social Media Associate
ResearchEd

Position Overview

ResearchEd is hiring a part-time contract based social media associate to increase our community engagement, expand our audience, and build our brand. This is a part-time position, the number of hours per week and contract duration are somewhat flexible. The ideal candidate will be available 10 hours a week for a three to six month duration with opportunity to extend.

To learn more about ResearchEd and our work visit www.research-ed.org

Requirements

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Communications Editorial Lead
Education Resource Strategies (ERS)

ERS is a national non-profit that partners with district, school, and state leaders to transform how they use resources (people, time, and money) so that every school prepares every child for tomorrow, no matter their race or income. We are a highly regarded and well-established organization with over fifteen years of field leadership and we maintain a strong entrepreneurial spirit that embraces teamwork and innovation.

If you want to join a team of talented and committed professionals within a fast-paced and collaborative culture, this is the place for you.

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K-12 education reporter
PublicSource.org

PublicSource.org is seeking a reporter to cover K-12 education issues in the Pittsburgh area. The ideal candidate has the ability to produce ongoing and enterprise journalism about the issues, policies and practices that are impacting students and their families in the Pittsburgh area. We are a collaborative newsroom dedicated to facts, excellence, diverse voices and the pursuit of transparency.

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Education Reporter
U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report is a multifaceted digital media company dedicated to helping citizens, consumers, business leaders and policy officials make important decisions in their lives. We publish independent reporting, rankings, data journalism and advice that has earned the trust of our readers and users for nearly 90 years.

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Data Reporter
The Hechinger Report

The Hechinger Report is looking for a data reporter to serve as an integral member of its award-winning investigative team. The data reporter will help reporters gather and analyze data through the lens of Hechinger’s mission to expose inequality and examine innovation in education. 

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Daily News Reporter
The Post and Courier

The Post and Courier, winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service and a Pulitzer finalist four times since 2013, is looking for a daily news reporter for its Education Lab in South Carolina.

We deeply value our relationship with our readers, and we believe in the old-school idea that investing in our journalism will lead to more readers and more revenue. Our community has taken notice. Thanks to charitable donations to our nonprofit journalism fund, the Education Lab has funding for the next three years.

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Education Reporter
Honolulu Civil Beat

Overview

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. Understanding the budget, the role of the teachers union, politics and local culture will be key. 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.

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Education Reporter
Word In Black

Type: Full-time, two-year employment contract (renewal possible). 

Location: Anywhere. LMA/LMF and all affiliates are virtual organizations. You need reliable internet access and a commercial airport nearby for occasional travel, once conditions allow. 

Starting: April 2022. 

Reports to: Managing Director, Word in Black. 

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Account Executive w/ Education-Reform P.R. Firm
Larson Communications

  • Remote
  • 3 – 5 years PR experience. Bachelor’s degree. Strong written & oral skills.

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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California Student Journalism Corps Editor
EdSource

EdSource is seeking a skilled journalist and mentor to fill a part-time role working (20-30 hours/week) with the talented students who make up our California Student Journalism Corps. We’re looking for someone who can skillfully edit stories and also work directly with student journalists as a guide and coach. This person would also assist our managing editor in leading weekly virtual classroom sessions, providing instruction, guidance and mentoring on a variety of relevant journalism topics.

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, CONTENT STRATEGY
UC San Diego

Hiring Salary Range
$63,400 – $103,100/year

The University Communications Strategy department establishes and guides communications content focused on advancing UC San Diego’s reputation of prestige and distinction as a leading global research university and academic medical center. UC San Diego Communication Strategists bring bold thinking and curiosity to lead the design and execution of nimble and data-driven content and print, digital and visual assets that accelerate achievement of the university’s short- and long-term strategic and operational objectives.

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EdSurge Audience Growth (Contract Position)
EdSurge

Description

EdSurge is looking for an audience growth professional to deepen our community engagement and expand our audience. In this contract position, you will create feedback loops with our community and distill insights to advise strategies across content, distribution, and mechanisms of engagement. If this opportunity has your name written all over it, please let us know!

We are looking for someone passionate about both education and fostering community. In order to drive audience building and engagement, you will do the following:

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Science Assessment Writers
School Publishing Group

The School Publishing Group has been developing content for educational publishers for the past 20 years.

We are currently seeking experienced Science Assessment writers to write practice items for G5 Science STAAR Assessments, to start immediately.

Each item should be written around a standard provided by us.

This is a short project that will be followed by other longer components throughout the year.

We will consider different time commitments—you can decide how many items you can take on.

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Equity Reporter
EdSource

EdSource is looking to expand its coverage of equity in the state with the nation’s largest public education systems. The nonprofit newsroom seeks a reporter to join its award-winning education team in a newly defined beat that straddles high school and the post-graduation pursuits of students, including higher education and other pathways to careers, such as technical education.

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Interviewer Needed for Book

We are writing a book on how the Rochester City School District became the nation’s worst district (Stanford Sean Reardon 2017, John King, etc.) and how to fix it. We have conducted 112 interviews and need more with teachers, administrators, parents, students, community members, etc. We furnish a list of possible interviewees and suggested questions. Interviews are by phone and taped. We will transcribe. The co-author has had two books published by Harvard University Press.

We will pay well for experienced education writers.

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Communications Consultant
The Wallace Foundation

ABOUT WALLACE

The Wallace Foundation—an independent, national, New York-based philanthropy with $2 billion in assets—traces its origins back more than half a century to DeWitt and Lila Acheson Wallace, founders of The Reader’s Digest Association. Our mission is to foster equity and improvements in learning and enrichment for young people, and in the arts for everyone.

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Analytics Editor
The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Analytics Editor will engage with The Chronicle’s publishing and reporting platforms — including but not limited to Iterable, Blueconic, Adobe Analytics and Google Analytics — to deliver meaningful and actionable reports, complete with context and guidance, to newsroom leaders and staff. The editor will work with our systems to improve their implementation and data gathering abilities, as well as their output in the form of reports and dashboards.

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Education Journalist
Chattanooga Times Free Press

The Chattanooga Times Free Press is looking for a smart, aggressive journalist to cover education. We’re seeking a reporter who can look past the agenda and process. We don’t just want routine coverage. We want you to be versatile enough to produce essential accountability reporting, hard-hitting breaking news and insightful profiles and trend stories that explain the impact of education policy on children, families and the economic health of the community.  We need someone to come to this job with a strong work ethic and lots of creativity.

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Editor
EdSource

EdSource is seeking a skilled editor who can work with the nonprofit newsroom’s award-winning education team. We’re looking for someone who can navigate the news cycle while focusing on what distinguishes EdSource from the pack – compelling, in-depth journalism that goes beyond the latest headlines and searches for solutions to some of the most vexing issues facing education in California and the nation.

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Membership Manager
Education Writers Association

The Education Writers Association is seeking a Membership Manager who will play a key role in developing and carrying out EWA’s strategy for growing, diversifying, and engaging its membership. Priorities will include building community and conveying the value of EWA to members; identifying and recruiting new members; maintaining membership records; and developing marketing and communications campaigns for EWA and its programs, resources, and services.

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Higher Education Editor
Forbes Advisor

Forbes Advisor is looking for an editor with higher education and K-12 experience to join the Forbes Advisor team as Higher Ed Editor. With the higher ed editor role, we aim to provide quality content on a wide range of education topics, including choosing a major in college, careers by degree, researching schools and more.

Responsibilities:      

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Reports Editor
The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education is seeking a Reports Editor to join its lively and respected newsroom.  This editor will work with experienced journalists to produce in-depth reports on a range of topics important to decision makers at colleges and universities nationwide.

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Journalist
The Oregonian/OregonLive

The Oregonian/OregonLive is looking to hire an experienced journalist with a passion for covering education to become the senior reporter on Portland-area and statewide K-12 education trends and developments, with particular attention to Portland Public Schools, the state’s largest district.

The ideal candidate will bring an enterprise-driven student-centered approach to the beat, with the skill, energy and curiosity to deliver hard-hitting agenda-setting coverage on a regular basis while also covering daily developments as needed.

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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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Education Reporter
NJ Advance Media / NJ.com / Advance Local

Do you consider education and the issues surrounding it — equity and inclusion; remote learning versus in-person instruction; the future of curriculum in our schools — to be at the very center of the national conversation?

Do you want to be part of an award-winning team of reporters who hold New Jersey public officials to account for the education and development of the next generation?

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Education Reporter
NJ Advance Media / NJ.com / Advance Local

Do you consider education and the issues surrounding it — equity and inclusion; remote learning versus in-person instruction; the future of curriculum in our schools — to be at the very center of the national conversation?

Do you want to be part of an award-winning team of reporters who hold New Jersey public officials to account for the education and development of the next generation?

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Assistant Editor
American Progress

Reports to: Senior Vice President, Production
Staff reporting to this position: None
Department: Communications
Position classification: Nonexempt, full time; Union – Level 2
Minimum compensation: $46,000

Summary

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Freelance reporters
U.S. News & World Report

We are building a team of freelance education reporters to cover K-12 advice stories at U.S. News & World Report. These are stories aimed at parents of K-12 students who are looking for information and advice on education-related issues (things like how to choose a school or advocate for a child with a learning disability). If you’re an experienced reporter attuned to the concerns of a parent audience, please send a brief bio and a few related clips to Laura Longhine, Senior Editor, K-12 Education, at llonghine@usnews.com.