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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 Associate
American Educational Research Association (AERA)

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.

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Program Specialist

The Education Writers Association (EWA) is seeking a mission-driven Program Specialist to produce content for the nonprofit organization’s professional development events and website. 

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Communications Manager – American Talent Initiative
Aspen Institute College Excellence Program

Position Location:  Washington, D.C.

The Aspen Institute is a community-serving organization with global reach whose vision is a free, just, and equitable society. For 70 years, the Institute has driven change through dialogue, leadership, and action to help solve the world’s greatest challenges. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the Institute has offices in Aspen, Colorado, and New York City, and an international network of partners.

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Interns
Chalkbeat

We’re looking for interns to report on education in Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Indianapolis, New York City, and Memphis. 

Chalkbeat, the growing nonprofit news organization telling the story of education in America, is seeking motivated undergraduate or graduate students to serve as summer reporting interns. Our reporting teams cover schools in seven cities — Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Indianapolis, Memphis, Newark, and New York City — and our national bureau covers issues affecting schools across the country.

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Education Reporter
Louisville Public Media

If you’re a journalist who likes to explore unexpected angles, be creative with formats and cover all aspects of education and learning, Louisville Public Media wants to hear from you.

We’re hiring a reporter to join our thriving local newsroom at 89.3 WFPL News, our NPR affiliate, to cover education and learning.

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Social Media Strategist
Chalkbeat

Chalkbeat, the growing nonprofit news organization telling the story of education in America, seeks a social media strategist to grow our audience, help develop and maintain online communities on- and off-platform, and advise our local and national bureaus on daily social best practices.

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Higher Education Reporter
The Fresno Bee

We’re launching an ambitious and impactful journalism project in the Central Valley that is focused on improving educational outcomes for local students. We’re searching for a reporter to join the project and cover higher education.

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Engagement Reporter
The Fresno Bee

We’re launching an ambitious and impactful project in the Central Valley, and community engagement will be key to its success.

The Fresno Bee is searching for an engagement reporter to join a team of four that will focus on improving educational outcomes for local students.

Education is a key driver of economic mobility. Even as good work has been done in recent years to address it, the gap persists and in some instances grows. How do we change the trajectory and quicken the pace of advancement in educational outcomes? We will do so with your help.

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Education Editor
The Fresno Bee

We’re launching an ambitious and impactful project in the Central Valley that will focus on improving educational outcomes for local students. We’re searching for an editor to lead the project.

Education is a key driver of economic mobility everywhere, and especially in the Central Valley, where the gap between rich and poor families continues to grow at a faster rate than elsewhere in the state. How do we change the trajectory and quicken the pace of advancement in educational outcomes? We will do so with your help.

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Early Education Reporter
The Fresno Bee

We’re launching an ambitious and impactful journalism project in the Central Valley that is focused on improving educational outcomes for local students. We’re searching for a reporter to join the project and cover early education through K-12.

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Reporter
Chalkbeat

Chalkbeat, the growing nonprofit news organization telling the story of public education in America, is seeking a reporter to join our Chicago team. 

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Contract Reporter/Writer
Education Week

Education Week is currently seeking a contract reporter/writer.  

Based in Bethesda, MD, Education Week (www.edweek.org), America’s most trusted source of K-12 education news, analysis, and opinion, is a digital-first news operation with a track record in print and online journalism that is dedicated to raising the level of awareness and understanding among professionals and the public of important issues in American education.

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Education Reporter
The Press Democrat

The Press Democrat, winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news coverage, is seeking a reporter to cover education and the lives of young people in Sonoma County. You will drive coverage of the county’s K-12 school systems, which shape the future of 70,000 students, and the region’s California State University campus and community college, which prepare 30,000 students for life and work in a changing world.

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Freelance Writers
Stanford Graduate School of Education

Stanford Graduate School of Education seeks experienced journalists to write occasional news stories about education research at Stanford University on a freelance basis.

Assignments will address a variety of topics in education and average 750 to 1,000 words each. The stories will be featured on our website https://ed.stanford.edu and shared through university publications and social media.

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Journalism Resident
EdSource

EdSource, a California nonprofit organization with the state’s largest team of education reporters, is seeking a Journalism Resident to contribute to the news organization’s coverage of East Bay schools.

The inaugural program is designed to help an education reporter, or an aspiring one, hone his or her writing and reporting skills alongside an award-winning team of education journalists in California. It is based on the model of “teacher residencies” in which teachers-in-training work alongside mentor teachers to become highly effective educators.

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Reporter, Higher Education
Industry Dive

WASHINGTON, D.C.
EDITORIAL – EDUCATION DIVE
FULL-TIME

The Higher Education Reporter will regularly write stories that lead our B2B coverage of the Higher Education industry, from breaking news briefs to in-depth original features that analyze the trends and issues impacting college administrators and staff. You will monitor your beat, pitch stories, cultivate relationships with stakeholders and hunt down scoops. You also will travel to one to two conferences per year. This position reports to a managing editor.  

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Staff Reporter
The Chronicle of Higher Education

The nation’s largest newsroom dedicated to covering colleges and universities, The Chronicle of Higher Education produces vital journalism that drives national conversations about a sector at the heart of the American experiment. For more than 50 years, readers invested in the academic experience have turned to us for unrivaled insight into how higher education works and why it matters. The values of those readers — thoughtful, engaged, and passionate — are also the values of our company. We believe in the power of expert, morally urgent journalism.

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Staff Reporter
The Chronicle of Higher Education

The nation’s largest newsroom dedicated to covering colleges and universities, The Chronicle of Higher Education produces vital journalism that drives national conversations about a sector at the heart of the American experiment. For more than 50 years, readers invested in the academic experience have turned to us for unrivaled insight into how higher education works and why it matters. The values of those readers — thoughtful, engaged, and passionate — are also the values of our company. We believe in the power of expert, morally urgent journalism.

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Senior Editor
The Chronicle of Higher Education

The nation’s largest newsroom dedicated to covering colleges and universities, The Chronicle of Higher Education produces vital journalism that drives national conversations about a sector at the heart of the American experiment. For more than 50 years, readers invested in the academic experience have turned to us for unrivaled insight into how higher education works and why it matters. The values of those readers — thoughtful, engaged, and passionate — are also the values of our company. We believe in the power of expert, morally urgent journalism.

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EWA Needs Fall 2019 Intern

The Education Writers Association (EWA), the national professional organization representing and supporting 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.

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Sr. Content & Production Editor, #0154
National Education Association

Center for Communications, Washington, DC
NEASO Internal Posting Period: June 11, 2019 – June 19, 2019
External Posting Period: June 20, 2019 – Open Until Filled
NEASO Rank 7 - Salary Range: $83,958 – $137,405

The position supports NEA’s strategic objective to focus the energy and resources of its 3 million members toward the promotion of public education by providing professional writing, editing, and magazine production expertise, with an emphasis on print and digital content designed for a variety of audiences.

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DATA JOURNALIST
EdSource

Founded in 1977, EdSource is a highly-respected independent, nonprofit organization with the largest team of state-based education reporters in the nation. Our principal focus is on California, within the context of education reform and innovation nationally.

EdSource is seeking an enterprising data journalist to join our growing team to analyze and present data in a way that will break new ground on issues of interest to California readers and beyond. 

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Freelance Writers
SAANYS

SAANYS is seeking experienced freelance writers to work for its professional membership magazine, Vanguard. Vanguard is published three times per year and is distributed to nearly 9,000 school leaders throughout New York State.

Its purpose is to go beyond the typical association journal and offer an in-depth yet practical exploration of the most pertinent topics in education today. Features include interviews and insights from some of the leading industry names and experts in the field of educational leadership.

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Senior Reporter
EdSource

EdSource, a California nonprofit organization with the state’s largest team of education reporters, is seeking an enterprising reporter to cover student wellness and school climate, with a secondary focus on alternative discipline strategies.