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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!


Digital Editor, Education and Health

WFYI is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is now accepting applications for:

Job Title: Digital Editor, Education and Health

Classification: Full-time (three-year grant funded position)

Salary: Commensurate with experience



*Based in San Francisco, CA or 100% Remote (Based in the U.S.)*

NerdWallet is looking for a writer to cover the personal finance choices that millions of Americans grapple with every day. Successful candidates must be able to translate complex topics into conversational articles that frame the answers our audience seeks with the context it deserves.

Our content team is 80+ people strong and growing. Topics we cover include loans, investing, credit cards, insurance, banking and consumer spending.


Assistant Editor (Part-Time, Contract)
College Journalism Network

Want to help shape the future of California journalism by mentoring a new, diverse generation of reporters? The CalMatters College Journalism Network is looking for an assistant editor who can work with our team of student reporters to craft compelling stories about how higher education policy affects students across California. 


Communication Associate Contractor, Part-Time
The Learning Agency

The Learning Agency is looking for a communications associate. The position will begin part-time and may build to full-time. The ideal candidate will be a solid writer, detail oriented, experienced with email and social media marketing, 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.


Education Reporter
The Hechinger Report

The Hechinger Report is looking for a Washington, D.C., area-based reporter to cover higher education news for our award-winning website and for our collaborations with our local and national news partners. The reporter will be a self-starter ready to cover education through the lens of Hechinger’s mission to reveal inequality and examine solutions and innovation in the field.


Communications Manager
Rocketship Public Schools

At Rocketship Public Schools, we believe in the infinite possibility of human potential. We believe that every student deserves the right to dream, to discover, and to develop their unique potential. And it is our responsibility and our privilege to unleash the potential inside every Rocketeer we serve. Our non-profit network of public elementary charter schools propels student achievement, develops exceptional educators, and partners with parents who enable high-quality public schools to thrive in their community.


Communications Manager
The Education Trust

The Education Trust–New York seeks a full-time Communications Manager. Reporting to the Communications Director, s/he will be responsible for increasing awareness of and commitment to Ed Trust–NY’s mission and work among a broad range of audiences, most particularly opinion leaders, educators, policymakers, and the general public. 



Tennessee Bureau Chief

We’re looking for the next leader of our Tennessee team. 

Chalkbeat, the nonprofit news organization covering the effort to improve schools for the almost 30 million children in America who live near or below the poverty line, is seeking an experienced journalist and manager to serve as our Tennessee bureau chief. The position is based in Memphis. 


The Center for Public Integrity

The Center for Public Integrity, a national nonprofit investigative news organization, seeks a reporter to focus on issues of racial, gender and economic inequality in education.

The ideal candidate will have experience in data-driven investigative reporting about education and deep knowledge of the historical context and modern drivers of inequality in public and private education. 


Marketing Writer

Othot Overview: Othot is the leader in artificial intelligence and prescriptive analytics solutions for higher education institutions across the United States. Together, Othot and its partner schools focus on each institution’s specific enrollment, retention, student success, and alumni engagement goals. Othot’s cloud-based solution provides continuous intelligence in real time and empowers schools to engage each prospective, current, and former student with the right tactic at the right time. Othot is higher intelligence for higher education. 


Staff Writer – Education
Tulsa World Media Company

Tulsa World Media Company is currently seeking candidates for an Education Staff Writer!

Staff writers work with photographers and editors to produce a complete news report. This position will be a staff writer for the news department focused on daily news assignments and in-depth projects on the topic of public education. Staff writers break news, report to find exclusive news stories, work to make their stories visual and connect their content to the most relevant audiences.

The duties for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:


Managing Editor for Digital Content

The Education Writers Association (EWA) is seeking an enthusiastic, knowledgeable and enterprising managing editor to execute the organization’s content strategy and manage the organization’s web and digital communications. 

The Managing Editor will work closely with EWA’s staff to ensure the development, presentation and ongoing management of compelling and useful digital resources that contribute to high-quality reporting on education.


Communications Manager
National Association of Secondary School Principals

NASSP seeks a Communication Manager responsible for supporting the execution of corporate and executive communications, editorial development. Manages print publication production and supports editorial development for all NASSP editorial products. Communicates with the media on behalf of NASSP and writes for various stakeholder audiences. Manages online communities for key NASSP stakeholder groups.

Reports to: Chief Communications Officer



Aspen Institute College Excellence Program

The Aspen Institute is a global nonprofit organization committed to realizing a free, just, and equitable society. Since its founding in 1949, the Institute has been driving change through dialogue, leadership, and action to help solve the most critical challenges facing communities in the United States and around the world. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the Institute has a campus in Aspen, Colorado, and an international network of partners.


Part-time Bi-Lingual Journalist Reporter
Public Citizens for Children & Youth

Position Summary

PCCY is seeking to hire a talented journalist with a demonstrable history of writing insightful articles that capture the impact of public policies on the lives of people. We are especially interested in hiring a reporter who can use real life stories to expose weaknesses in public safety-net, education and other public systems intended to create greater economic opportunity especially for families of color.


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. 


Education Reporter
The San Antonio Report

The San Antonio Report, a nonprofit news outlet in the country’s seventh-largest city, is seeking an energetic and curious reporter to cover the education beat. The San Antonio Report offers competitive pay, full benefits, and generous paid time off, and also embraces a collaborative work culture.


Communications Director
XQ Institute, Oakland, CA


XQ Institute is the nation’s leading organization dedicated to rethinking the high school experience so that every student graduates ready to succeed in life. We work in communities throughout the country, with individual schools and entire school systems, to help them dream big about what high school could be, turn their innovative ideas into action, and create more rigorous and equitable schools.